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001_2012.03.01_met_rx_mtns - 3/1/2012 GEOS 100 Fundamentals...

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3/1/2012 1 GEOS 100 – Fundamentals of Geology Thursday, 1 March 2012 Announcements: Reading Quiz 6 due 9:15 am Tuesday Final Exam scheduling now available Lab Exam 1 next week! What can sedimentary rocks tell us about past environments? How are metamorphic rocks classified? What can metamorphic rocks tell us about the conditions in which they formed? Why are mountains high and ocean basins low? How can mountains form? How do geologists characterize rock deformation? What do you see in this picture?
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3/1/2012 2 Sedimentary Facies and Walther’s Law Sediment deposited at the same time at different places under different conditions results in a horzontal continuum of different rock types A sedimentary facies is a body of sedimentary rock with distinctive physical, chemical, and biological characteristics that distinguish it from other rocks deposited at the same time Sediment deposited at the same time at different places under different conditions results in a horzontal continuum of different rock types A sedimentary facies is a body of sedimentary rock with distinctive physical, chemical, and biological characteristics that distinguish it from other rocks deposited at the same time
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course GEOS 100 taught by Professor Sammatson during the Spring '12 term at Boise State.

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