Chapter_3_Fall_2010

Chapter_3_Fall_2010 - Introduction to Geography GEOG 103...

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8/30/2010 1 Introduction to Geography GEOG 103 Chapter 3 Minerals 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Minerals Rocks Rocks
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8/30/2010 2 Classification of Rocks Igneous Rocks Sedimentary Rocks Metamorphic Rocks Igneous Rocks: Intrusive and Extrusive Intrusive-granite batholith Extrusive-basaltic lava flow Intrusive columnar jointing
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8/30/2010 3 Sedimentary Rocks: Clastic and Nonclastic Clastic Sedimentary Rocks Nonclastic Sedimentary Rocks Clastic and Nonclastic Sedimentary Rocks Clastic-sandstone Nonclastic-limestone Non-clastic rock salt
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8/30/2010 4 Non-clastic rock salt Clastic – conglomerate Metamorphic Rocks slate, schist, gneiss, marble, quartzite
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8/30/2010 5 Metamorphic Rock Schist rock cliffs in the inner gorge of the Grand Canyon The Rock Cycle Lithospheric or Tectonic Plates
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8/30/2010 6 Plate Boundaries Convergent boundaries continent/continent continent/ocean ocean/ocean http://earth.geol.ksu.edu/sgao/g100/plots/0829_10_convergent.jpg Plate Boundaries
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course GEOG 103 taught by Professor Cook during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.

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Chapter_3_Fall_2010 - Introduction to Geography GEOG 103...

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