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Unformatted text preview: precursors Sedimentary rocks o Conditions of formation, classification (detrital, chemical-inorganic and biochemical), grain size, sorting, bedding features, angularity, fossils Metamorphic Rocks o Conditions of formation (heat and pressure), classification, foliation, contact vs regional, common reactions (decarbonization and dehydration) Composition of the earth o Crust, mantle, inner core, outer core, lithosphere, asthenosphere, transition zone, s and p seismic waves, evidence for heterogeneous composition (seismic waves, meteorites, density, ophiolites, xeonoliths, magnetic field)...
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- Summer '09