Unit 3 hausaufgaben
Give it Some Thought: 6-9
If you hiked to a mountain peak and found limestone at the top, what would that
indicate about the likely geologic history of the rock there? At some point the location was
Give two reasons sedimentary rocks are more likely to contain fossils than igneous
rocks. They are formed at the Earth’s surface, this is the area that interacted with the
biosphere. Igneous rocks interacted with magma.
Use your understanding of magmatic differentiation to explain how magmas of
different composition can be generated in a cooling magma chamber. The solid and liquid
parts of magma get separated during crystallization and form different minerals and rocks.
These have different densities and settle in different parts of the chamber
Dust collecting on furniture is an everyday example of a sedimentary process.
Provide another example of a sedimentary process that might be observed in or around
where you live. Driving down a dirt road