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Geology 1 Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 10:15 a.m. in Witherspoon Cinema 1). Imagine that you were camping on Earth's moon. If the rock around you were all white, then it probably would be anorthosite. That rock is composed almost entirely of a white mineral called anorthite (calcium feldspar). Alternatively, the rock around you might be black. If you were on a camping trip to another celestial body and you were to stick your head out of a tent and take in the view illustrated in Fig. 1, you would be camping on Earth's moon. If the rocks around you were all white, then it probably would be composed almost entirely of the white mineral called. .. [A] calcite (CaCO 3 ). E] calcium feldspar (anorthite). 2). Given that Earth and its neighbors lie near the Sun, these planets have become enriched in dense elements because light-weight elements were blown away during early solar explosions. The explosions preferentially removed more-volatile elements such as carbon, hydrogen, and the inert (noble) gases. A refractory (nonvolatile) element has become the most abundant element in planet Earth as a whole, not just its crust. Given that Earth and its neighbors lie near the Sun, these planets have become enriched in dense elements because light-weight elements were blown away during early solar explosions. The explosions preferentially removed more volatile elements such as carbon, hydrogen, and the inert (noble) gases. The refractory (nonvolatile) element which has become the most abundant element in planet Earth is . . B] iron 3 ). The Sino-Japanese name for Mars is {fire planet} where { = fire and represents either a planet or a star}. The name for Mercury, the planet that orbits closest to the Sun, is . 4). The NCSU Dept. of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences is colloquially known as the Dept. of Wind, Earth, and Fire. The kanji for each of these words is designed to indicate its meaning by its shape, i.e. wind, earth, fire, i.e., , , . The NCSU Dept. of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences is colloquially known as the Dept. of Wind, Earth, and Fire. The kanji for each of these words is designed to indicate its meaning by its shape. Only one of the following sequences of kanji has the correct order, i.e. wind, earth, fire. The correct sequence of kanji is B] 5 ). The number of naturally-occurring chemical elements is about twenty-five fewer than the number of elements manufactured in a laboratory. Of the 88 naturally-occurring elements, the twelve most abundant are oxygen, silicon, aluminum, iron, calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, titanium, hydrogen, manganese, and phosphorus, in order of decreasing proportion of crustal mass. These twelve constitute. .... [A] about 80.7% of the continental crust.
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