GLG 101 Appendix K

GLG 101 Appendix K - banded appearance Foliated As in...

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Axia College Material Appendix K Metamorphic Rock Identification Full Name Date 11-28-2010 Examine the images of the five rocks below. Identify as many characteristics as possible and enter the information in the table below. Based upon the observed characteristics, identify each specimen in the last column of the table. You may want to refer to Table 6.1 in Geoscience Laboratory (p. 108). Submit the completed Appendix in the Individual forum. Rock Specimen 1. 2. 3. 4.
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5. Rock Identification Specimen number Diagnostic Features Foliation Texture Mineralogy Rock Name example Light and dark minerals in layers, effecting a
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Unformatted text preview: banded appearance Foliated As in granite Quartz, feldspar, mica gneiss 1. Tints of gray Foliated Finely crystalline; impart a sheen or luster Quartz Phyllite 2. Silber to black sparkle Foliated Coarsely crystalline Calcite or dolomite Schist 3. Black, gray, green, maroon Foliated Very finely crystalline; slight sheen Appearance of clay Slate 4. White, gray, pink Non-foliated Finely to coarsely crystalline Silicates, mica, hornblende, Marble 5. Black to brown Non-foliated Super fine textured, glossy Metamorphosed plant material Anthra cite Coal...
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