Identifying Igneous Rocks
How to classify igneous rocks
Magma is composed mainly in silicate minerals
Dark: iron and/or magnesium, olivine, pyroxene, amphibole, biotite mica
Light: potassium, sod
Part of planet it broken into plates
Asthenosphere like oil in engine, helps allow plates to move
Plates constantly in motion
Moves very slowly
Plates moved 8 meters
Sometimes we can see the plates moving
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How to Make a Rock
Rocks are composed of minerals
Minerals are composed of elements
Elements (atoms) are composed of protons, neutrons, and electrons
Basic building blocks of
Chapter 2 Igneous Activity and Rocks
What are igneous rocks?
From the Latin word for fire Ignis
Thus, rocks that are fire-formed
Molten rock (magma) cools to form a solid rock
What is Magma
Magma is molten rock, and contains; Me
A) first European explorer to see the Pacific Ocean
E) first determination of Earth's circumference
B) led voyage that first circumnavigated the globe
D) mapped world with Roman knowledge showing latit
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Marine Sediments . . .
Are particles entering the ocean.
They accumulate . . .
Rapidly on continental margin (neritic)
Slowly in the deep ocean (pelagic)
And reflect ocean history
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Classification of marine sediments
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Earth as a System
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The Four Spheres
of the Earth
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Gases for respiration
Circulation mod temperature
Water for life
Erosion of lithosphere
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Earthquakes in California
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state of California. In the state of California, earthquakes occur in an everyday basis
where the human society has adapted to that way of living.
Fall Quarter 2015
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Geol 150 Test 1 Examples
Which of the following is an accurate description of ionic bonding?
A) nuclei of bonding atoms exchange electrons; the resulting ions are bonded together by the attractive
forces between the negative and positive nucleons
THE HYDROLOGIC CYCLE
Thehydrologic cycle isthecirculationoftheEarths
HOW DOES WATER MOVE?
EARTH REVEALED GEOLOGY 150
MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE
Everything that you have learned in the lectures is up for testing. This guide is to provide you a
*Plate tectonics will be discussed on the day of review.
a) What is
Rupture of the Earths surface by fault
Rupture of the Earths Surface by Fault
Fault scarp created by fault displacement that caused the 197