Key Concepts

Key Concepts - and chemical sedimentary rocks and their...

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Key Concepts ? Diagram the rock cycle and discuss the geologic processes and energy sources that contribute to each rock group. ? List some of the most common igneous rocks and use them to explain how igneous rocks form and are classified. ? Briefly explain the origin, compositional variations, and crystallization of magma and the distribution of igneous rocks. ? Provide examples to compare and contrast the most common detrital
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Unformatted text preview: and chemical sedimentary rocks and their environments of formation. ? Classify the most common metamorphic rocks according to how the rocks form and their textures. ? Understand the importance of rocks and how their characteristics provide clues to geologic events and as indicators for exploration of metallic and nonmetallic mineral resources....
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This document was uploaded on 11/01/2011 for the course ESC 2070 at FAU.

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