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Name: ______________________________ Soil Science 10 Problem Set #2 (Due Wednesday, Oct. 13 th ) 1. Match each type of parent material with its appropriate mode of origin. For transported materials , indicate whether the material is sorted or non-sorted. Origin Sorted or Non-sorted? a. Alluvium (1) moving ice b. Colluvium (2) ocean water c. Residium Not applicable (3) gravity d. Lacustrine (4) wind e. Marine (5) lake water f. Till (6) flowing water g. Loess (7) none of the above 2. Would a soil tend to develop faster in glacial till or bedrock , everything else being equal? Provide two reasons why? 3. How could you visually distinguish whether a rock is granite or basalt? List two clues that could help you make this decision. 4. Shown below are the chemical analyses for contrasting rock types. Indicate which chemical analysis best represents the granite and which best represents the basalt . Rock A Rock B Rock C Silicon SiO 2 % 50.1 59.0 72.5 Granite = ________________ Iron Fe 2 O 3 % 10.2 7.3 2.5 Magnesium MgO% 8.1 4.0 1.0 Basalt = _________________ Potassium K 2 O% 0.5 1.4
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