4.1 Rock Inquiry
A. REFLECT & DISCUSS Describe the rock below, where it may have formed, and how it may have formed.
This rock is igneous. The presence of the vesicles (bubbles) are indicative of lava gases that cooled before the bubbles
could escape. Ign
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Igneous Rock Inquiry
1. The color of the rock is a multi-color of black, clear, white, and gray. The composition of
the rock is quartz, plagioclase feldspar, and hornblende. The texture is phaneritic.
UNIT 8 LAB
Activity 8.1B- Questions 1, 3, & 4 (Page 217)
Activity 8.1C Question 1 no need to submit the figure to show your tracing of the
contacts (Page 218)
Activity 8.3A - (Page 221)
Activity 8.5A (Page 223)
1. The oldest
Briefly outline how regional metamorphism is related to plate boundaries?
Are certain types of metamorphic rocks indicative of particular plate
boundaries or tectonic settings?
Regional metamorphism is the folding and faulting of sedimentary rock during
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a. Color: white & black
b. Composition: Plagioclase, biotite and hornb
a) 100/5= 20 feet- between 200 and 100 there are five steps. The difference between 200 and 100
b) The 7th line is the where x is on the contour line. Then 20*7=140 and then 140+100=240
Week 2 LAB
This kind of igneous rock forms under the earths surface as magma and as lava on top of the earths
surface. The bubbles prove that the rock was cooled.
The lithification process has formed this sedimentary rock
Worksheet on Minerals
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