Question 10 options: True
False Lithosphere and crust are synonymous. Question 11 options: True False The most abundant rock in both continental and oceanic lithosphere is peridotite. Question 12 options: True False The Moho separates the lithosphere from the asthenosphere. Question 13 options: True False Because the majority of Earth’s crust is oceanic, the oldest crustal rocks will likely be igneous rocks of the sea floor. Question 14 options: True
False A hot spot track like that of the Hawaiian chain of islands is formed by the periodic eruption of material from a mantle hot spot through a plate that is moving over what might be a mantle plume. Question 15 options: True False Calcite is a mineral that can constitute oyster shells, and, in such cases, is an example of which method of mineral formation? Question 16 options: fumerolic mineralization solid-state diffusion precipitation from a solution solidification of a melt biomineralization
Silicates Question 17 options: have the silicon-oxygen tetrahedron as their structural unit. are a huge category of minerals and include the common minerals quartz and feldspar. All the possible answers are correct. are classified on the basis of how the tetrahedrons join and share oxygen atoms. are a major component of continental crust. Identify the FALSE statement: Crystals Question 18 options: are formed by the high-temperature, extremely rapid process known as solid-state diffusion. grow outward from a seed. have an orderly internal arrangement of atoms patterned as if attached to an imaginary framework called a crystal lattice. diffract X-rays. display symmetry. Which of the following is a mineral?
Question 19 options: amber (tree sap) sugar (formula C 6 H 12 O 6 ) ice ivory (from animal tusks) coral (from reefs) Which of the following is NOT a mineral?