Lab Notes - 4 Greywacke Detrital sand mixed with silt...

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GEOL 101 LAB - Spring 2009 Lab 3 : Sedimentary Rocks Name: Partner's Name: Greywacke, Oolitic Limestone, Quartz Sandstone, Shale # Rock Name Detrital/Chemical/ Grain size, Grain shape, Color/Other Physical Depositional Environment Biochemical and Minerals Properties 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Sedimentary Rocks Identification Chart: Arkose, Breccia, Chalk, Coal, Conglomerate, Coquina, Fossiliferous Limestone (Calcarenite),
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Lab 3 : Sedimentary Rocks Name: Partner's Name: Greywacke, Oolitic Limestone, Quartz Sandstone, Shale # Rock Name Detrital/Chemical/ Grain size, Grain shape, Color/Other Physical Depositional Environment Biochemical and Minerals Properties (many answers can apply) 1 Breccia (Chert) Detrital angular, gravel, poorly-sorted varies base of mountain 2 Arkose Detrital angular, sand, feldspar reddish 3 Conglomerate Detrital rounded, gravel, poorly sorted varies river bed
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Unformatted text preview: 4 Greywacke Detrital sand mixed with silt greenish 5 Quartz Sandstone Detrital sand, qtz looks like beach sand beach, desert 6 Shale Detrital clay, well-sorted gray, brittle, planar marsh, deep ocean 7 Chalk Biochemical white, reacts to HCl deep ocean 8 Coal (bitminous) Biochemical fine-grained, peat and plant black sooty, brittle swamp 9 Coquina Biochemical gravel-sized shell fragments reacts to HCl continental slope 10 Oolitic Limestone Chemical sand-sized, spherical, calcite reacts to HCl ooid shoal 11 Fossiliferous Limestone Biochemical sand-sized, shell fragments reacts to HCl continental shelf Sedimentary Rocks Identification Chart: Arkose, Breccia, Chalk, Coal, Conglomerate, Coquina, Fossiliferous Limestone (Calcarenite), silty, microscopic shells, CO 3...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course GEOL 101 taught by Professor Knapp during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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