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Unformatted text preview: o Yosemite National Park o They are huge plutons The best place to look at sedimentary rocks is the grand canyon Silica makes the quartz in an igneous rock Hokie stone was born at the bottom of the ocean Gypsum is used in plaster of paris Limestones typically form in warm, tropical climates The Hokie Stone formed when we were close to the equator Oxides have pink pigments Tectonic Stress- what happens when the plates collide or pull apart (typically when they collide)...
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2011 for the course GEOS 1024 taught by Professor Meschreiber during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.
- Spring '08