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
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)
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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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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.