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Lab2Facies[1] - QUIZ You have a quiz Be sure you’ve read...

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Unformatted text preview: QUIZ You have a quiz! Be sure you’ve read pages 2-1 through 2-3 in your lab manual (I know, I’m sorry it’s so much reading!) Be sure you’ve reviewed last weeks lab! You need a scrap piece of paper for this – NO EDGES! Lab 2 - Facies Facies = Lithology + Fossil Content + Sedimentary Structures (of the Depositional Environment) Lab 2 - Facies Facies = Lithology + Fossil Content + Sedimentary Structures (of the Depositional Environment) What is Lithology Again? Lithology is the study of physical components of a rock – like the worksheet for lab #1. Classifications by: Grain Size Grain Shape Mineral Composition Color However, Lithology is a limited interpretation. It tells us how a rock was formed, but not where Facies Facies = Lithology + Fossil Content + Sedimentary Structures (of the Depositional Environment) Fossils Plants or Marine Organisms Clues to past environments Geologic time of deposition Aquatic or terrestrial Temperature Facies Facies = Lithology + Fossil Content + Sedimentary Structures (of a Depositional Environment) What is a depositional environment Where deposition of a particular type of sediment occurs...
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Lab2Facies[1] - QUIZ You have a quiz Be sure you’ve read...

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