First Hour Exam - Spring 2014 - answers
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Lab10: Outcrop Examination: Sedimentary Environments, Fossil
Assemblages, & Structural Geology
1. The types of sedimentary rocks I see are clastic. I see that there are siltstone,
shale, and limestone that
Dr. Magma's Top Eleven List Exam #2
(things you just got to know)
1. What geologic evidence can we find associated with meteorite impacts?
-the presence of stishovite: the polymorph of quartz (si02)found in the mantle (requiring
a depth of 300km to form w
Lab 8: Sedimentary Processes
As the sand is getting swirled around, the black sands sinks to the bottom and the
white sand is on the top. Also, most of the black sands are towards the edge of
pan, while the white san
Geology 111 - Lab 12
Review for Final Important Rock Types and Rock Associations.
Examine the rock types or rock associations in trays 1 to 15 and answer the questions
asked. Think about how they fit in with the overall material that has been covered by t
Lab #8: Climate Change Models
2. 50 years: 430ppmv, 100 years: 470ppmv
3. 5.1 x 109 km3
4. 5.1 x 1018 kg
5. 3.1 x 1015 kg
6. 23,613 x 109 kg/yr
9. The CO2 is being lost between the atmospheric and oceanic
Lab #9: Sedimentary Processes
The more dense black sand is covering the bottom while the less dense white sand is on
Gold and diamond are both very dense objects, meaning they are probably found
Lab #5: Topographic Maps
1. Longitude: 77o W 14'
Latitude: 39o N 49'
Elevation: 563ft = 171.6m
2. The relationship between a degree of latitude and a degree of longitude near Gettysburg is .76
Lab #12: Review for Final Important Rock Types and Rock Associations
Tray 1: Continental crust is thicker, less dense, and older. The bulk composition of both crusts is
O, Si, Al, Fe, and Ca. These differences relate to plate tect
Lab #6: Geologic Structures:
Part 1: Map Symbols
1. Southwest 20o-35o
2. Southeast 35o-55o
Confederate troops stationed on Gettysburg Shale
Union troops station on Diabase
Diabase is less resistant to erosion. The shale is a
Lab #11: Geochemical Cycles, Water Quality, & Geomorphology
Melting glaciers as well as rain/water running off the nearby mountains formed the pond
Glaciers/ice formed the depression
Hills around pond are bedro
Lab #4: Rock Textures
1A vs 1B: 1A is oolitic limestone while 1B is fossiliferous limestone. 1A is calcite-rich,
has coarse grains, and has an aligned internal structure. The oolites in 1A resemble a
mixture of la
In this weeks laboratory we will look at a local outcrop to see what life was like here during the Devonian
Period and to see if we can find any indication of
Chapter 9 - Igneous Rocks
Introduction: Igneous rocks solidify from high temperature liquids as they cool. These
liquids, called magmas, are formed by partial melting in the Earths mantle, and have
Chapter 3 - Mineral Chemistry
Introduction: The building blocks of rocks and of the Earth its self, are minerals and
mineraloids. Minerals are defined as naturally occurring, solids, with a specific chemical
Lab #3: Campus Field Trip
Iron caused the pink color. When iron oxidizes, it often leaves behind a pinkish color, as
demonstrated on the wall in Academic Building B.
The white lines that cris
Study Guide for Exam 1
Lecture 1: How old is the universe? How old is the solar system? What are the major
differences between the inner and the outer planets? How did the Earths moon form?
What are the two most abundant elements in the solar system? What