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Question 8 (Mandatory) (1 point)
A008) Hot Springs - Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone NP, WY. Check and double-click the Problem 8
placemark to fly to Mammoth Hot Springs, an area in the NW corner of Yellowstone NP. This area is
different than the silica-based geyser features to the south that are associated with volcanic rocks. Here, hot
groundwater circulates in the subsurface to dissolve minerals from the Madison Limestone. What are these
terraces of re-precipitated minerals made of (recall what mineral typically forms limestone)?
O a) quartz
O b) calcite
O d) pyrite
Question (Mandatory) (1 point)
A009) Acidic groundwater can dissolve soluble rocks to form fascinating karst landscapes....
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