Lecture_8_Provenance

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Unformatted text preview: •  Mul:- cycle sediments are derived from older sedimentary deposits –  With each cycle of transport there is less reflec:on of the parent mineralogy –  Ul:mate product of monocrystalline Quartz First- vs Mul:cycle Sediments Ques:ons You Should be Able to Answer 1.  2.  3.  4.  5.  6.  7.  8.  9.  What does “provenance” refer to? What does “unroofing” mean? What does “source- to- sink” mean? Be familiar with the basic concepts of plate tectonics. Types of plate boundaries? How are con:nents created? What is “con:nental accre:on”? What is “magma:c differen:a:on”? What is the tectonic sePng for metamorphism? Be familiar with the basic tectonic structure of North Ame...
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2014 for the course GEO 401 taught by Professor Lassiter during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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