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Distributed rocks- T Particles that settle- F Radiometric age dating- F Su of protons and neutrons- atomic mass Horizon between rocks- hiatus Number of protons- atomic number Radioactive decay- T Isotope is a species- F The principle which states- superposition “strata extend”- original lateral continuity Succession of strata- T Radiometric age dating, the basis- F Not a period in the Mesozoic Era- Cambrian Formation is the basic rock unit- T Not a type unconformity- tort conformity Short life of carbon-14- T Order of appearances and disappearances- all of these Original continuity of strata in a basin- T Relative geologic time scale began to grow- F “disturbed rocks or strata” - cross-cutting relationships Unconformity separates horizontal- disconformity slabs of rock slip, slide or break- exfoliation System of joints which run perpendicular- T Mechanical weathering dominates over chemical- F Calcite, limestone- T Oxidation of iron- T Chemical weathering produces-T Weathering and erosion- T Running water, wind- lithified Weathering processes are those physical- mechanical Water expands by 25- false Joints are also pathways- T Hydrolysis is a major- F Solution is a major- T Concentration of nitrogen- F Is the reaction between hydrogen- hydrolysis Oxidation refers to reactions- oxygen Not a cause of mechanical weathering- oxidation Acids produced by decaying plant- T Topic 3 1. Peat- T
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2. Chert- T 3. Fossils are preserved in sedimentary rocks- T 4. Process is important in lithification- Compaction 5. Sedimentary begin as the weathered products of existing rocks-T 6. Sediments are converted to sedimentary rocks- T 7. Unconsolidated sediments-Lithification 8. Lithostatic pressure- T 9. The process of binding the grains- Cementation 10. Common cementing material in sedimentary rock- all of these 11. sedimentary rocks accumulation of- Detrital 12. sedimentary rocks organic- Chemical 13. Sedimentary rocks have two types texture- T 14. Sorting range of particle density- F 15. Degree of sorting- T 16. Sphericity of a particle- T 17. 1/16- Siltstone 18. Shale differs from mudstone- Fissility 19. Claystones do not exhibit facility- T
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GLY 1102 taught by Professor Ciesielski during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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