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CLASSIFYING IGNEOUS ROCKS felsic mafic TEXTURE GRANITE large crystals (intrusive) small crystals (extrusive) MINERAL COMPOSITION
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felsic mafic TEXTURE GRANITE large crystals (intrusive) small crystals (extrusive) CLASSIFYING IGNEOUS ROCKS MINERAL COMPOSITION CHARACTERISTICS OF GRANITE intrusive = plutonic low density, light-colored felsic composition (Na, K feldspar, quartz, ± biotite, hornblende) high-viscosity magma
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Weathering Processes Weathering precedes making sedimentary rocks.
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joints
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fault
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Exfoliation Enchanted Rock batholith Weathering Processes: Mechanical and Chemical
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Unformatted text preview: wind, moving water or glacier ice Typically deposited as layers, or strata . CLASSIFYING SEDIMENTARY ROCKS Clastic * sedimentary rocks: particles are eroded from a source rock , transported, and then deposited as particles . Chemical sedimentary rocks: ions are deposited from solution. *Greek: broken (i.e., made from particles broken off the source rock) CLASSIFYING SEDIMENTARY ROCKS Clastic sedimentary rocks: particles are eroded from a source rock , transported, and then deposited as particles . Clastic sediments are named according to particle size: Coarser ---> to ---> finer particles mudstone conglomerate sandstone siltstone...
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