Mrs. Alisa Hylton
1. Fluorite, calcite, and gypsum make beautiful cut stones. What is the hardness of these
minerals compared to gems such as garnet, ruby, sapphire, or amethyst? Note that
amethyst is a
1. 1. Fluorite, calcite, and gypsum make beautiful cut stones.
What is the hardness of these minerals compared to gems such as garnet, ruby, sapphire, or
amethyst? Note that amethyst is a variety of quartz and ruby and sapphire are varie
Go to the USGS Volcanoes on-line edition http:/pubs.usgs.gov/gip/volc/
1.What is the myth from which volcanoes get their name?
It comes from the little island of Volcano in the Mediterranea
Mrs. Alisa Hylton
http:/www.goodearthgraphics.com/virtcave.html For some reason this link will send you to an
error page. Click on virtcave and you will be set to the correct place. The Virtual Cave
1. List some of the ways that geology is expressed in North America.
Western area of North America has mountains and valleys while mountains in the eastern US
are subdued. East coast has many plains, hills, river valleys and lakes.
2. Sketch or list some
GEOLOGY 111 ONLINE PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
ASSIGNMENT : CLIMATE CHANGE AND SEA LEVEL RISE (100 pts)
Go To The Website: http:/www.climate.org/topics/sea-level/index.html and read about the consequences
of climate change on the oceans. After reading answer the fol
GEOLOGY 111 ONLINE
ASSIGNMENT #2: MINERAL IDENTIFICATION (80 pts)
Color: Look at Picture Above
Luster: Look at Picture Above
Cleavage: Look at Picture Above (This Mineral Has Been Broken, Check Out Form)
Acid Test: Fizzes When Put HC
3 June 2016
Olivine is the name of a rock forming minerals that are found in mafic and
ultramafic igneous rocks such as basalt, gabbro, dunite, diabase, and peridotite. Most
of the time Olivine is usually g