Geol100-Study guide

Geol100-Study guide - 7 Igneous rock families and textures 8 Lava composition types of volcanoes and volcanic eruptions plate tectonic settings 9

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Geology 100 – The Earth Midterm # 2 – October 24, 2007 Study Guide 1. Types of plate boundaries, rates of plate motion, and age of oceanic crust 2. Location of earthquake epicenters also in relationship to different plate boundaries 3. Components of the atom; atomic mass and number 4. Five required characteristics of minerals 5. Elemental composition of Earth’s crust (8 most common elements) 6. Groups of silicates (isolated tetrahedra, etc) and main names
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Unformatted text preview: 7. Igneous rock families and textures 8. Lava composition, types of volcanoes and volcanic eruptions, plate tectonic settings 9. Types of sediments and sedimentary rocks – detrital and chemical/biochemical 10. Types of weathering processes and products 11. Types of rivers and associated features, river discharge, and flooding processes 12. Groundwater reservoir properties, types of wells, and groundwater pumping...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course GEOL 100 taught by Professor Janedawson during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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