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Lab #2 Introduction to rocks and plate tectonics Coarse fraction Fine fraction
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Lab #2 Introduction to rocks and plate tectonics Excellent sorting [sand sized grains]
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Lab #2 Introduction to rocks and plate tectonics Good sorting [clay/mud sized grains]
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How to identify typical sedimentary rocks Conglomerate- ---poor sorting [coarse + fine grains]
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How to identify typical sedimentary rocks Sandstone --- well sorting [sand sized grains]
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How to identify typical sedimentary rocks Shale --- add water, smells muddy [generally dull/dark colored]
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How to identify typical sedimentary rocks Limestone ---add acid, reacts [generally light/lime colored]
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Unformatted text preview: Chert---hard, massive and dull How to identify typical sedimentary rocks Fossiliferous limestone ---large fragments of fossil in limestone How to identify typical sedimentary rocks Coquina ---like beach rubbles, well sorting How to identify typical sedimentary rocks Chalk---light colored and massive How to identify typical sedimentary rocks Coal high reflectance, biogenic Plate Tectonics Hypothesis/ Theory: 1. Several plates [oceanic and continental] 2. oceanic plates are heavier, and continental plates are lighter] 3. Created at MOR, and destroyed at subduction zone-balance...
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