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A mineral is a naturally occurring compound or chemical element made of
atoms arranged in an orderly, repetitive pattern. Minerals are the building
blocks of rocks. The atomic arrangement and the chemical composition of a
mineral determine its physical pr
PETE 2060 Fall 2014
December 9, 2014
Find your seat according to the assigned numbering.
Silence cell phones and stow in your bag during the exam.
Items allowed out during the exam: equation sheet, calculator, writing instruments.
November 16th, 2016
Lab # 11: Stream Processes, Landscapes,
Mass Wastage, and Flood Hazards
Groundwater- water that soaks into the ground
Surface Water- water that flows on land surface
Perennial- flow throughout yea
November 9th, 2016
Lab # 10: Geologic Structures, Maps
and Block Diagrams
Structural Geology- the study of rock deformation (change in shape, volume or
Geologic Structures- fractures, faults, folds that result from rock d
Lab 3 Minerals
Gypsum desert rose
What are Minerals
Definite chemical composition
Physical properties can be used to identify it
Crystalline structure (highly ordered,
repeated atomic arrangeme
Lab 2 Plate Tectonics and the
Origin of Magma
Theory where the lithosphere is divided into a number of rigid
plates that interact with one another at their boundaries,
causing seismic and tectonic activity.
Chalk or Coal
Lab 6 Sedimentary Rocks
Main types of Sedimentary Rocks
Main types of Sedimentary Rocks
1/16 - 2 mm
1/256 1/16 mm
< 1/256 mm
If you can see individual grains with
your eyes, then the rock is likely to be
Homework Assignment #1
Reservoir Rock Properties
Due: "right before the class" on Thursday
I would like you to introduce yourself to me and to your classmates
by completing this homework assignment.
If you feel reluctant to share any part of following que
1.1.2 Moles and equations
This Powerpoint contains the questions
and answers for the activities 1-34
1. Convert the following masses as
a)5 kg into g;
b)45800 kg into g;
c) 6.34 g into kg;
d)1.34 x 109 g into kg;
e)450mg into g.
1. Convert the
Rocks undergo metamorphism as a result of heat
Crystalline rocks that form from other rocks.
Within Earths crust.
Solid-state process. T & P are higher, but not high
enough to re-melt the rocks.
Relative Geologic Time
Numerical or absolute geologic age
Relative geologic age: the age of one event relative to another.
5 Basic Principles
Stenos Principle of Original Horizontality:
Sediments are deposited in hori
Mineral a single crystal or an aggregate of
crystals of the same type
Cleavage or Fracture
Other: Acid reactions, Magnetism, Striation
Lab 2 work sheet
Answer questions 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 in lab 2.
2. What kind of faulting and plate boundary would you expect to occur if:
a. Earth is expanding in size?
b. Earth is shrinking in size?
c. Earths outer shell is fractured but there is no ex
PETE 3036. Homework 8 Electrical Petrophysics.
Problem 1. (Problem 1.14 from Bassiouni book)
Several sandstone samples were used to investigate the relationship between the formation
resistivity factor and porosity. Each sample is a cylindrical plug with
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PETROLEUM ENGINEERING 4060 - WELL CONTROL LAB
EXERCISE #5 - WELL CONTROL IMPLEMENTATION
WEEK #6 - SPRING 2017
Lab Objectives :
1) Practice detection, shut-in, pump start up, and applying the wait and weight
Lab 4 Rock Cycle
3 Main Groups of Rocks
o Glassy: mostly igneous (obsidian), some sedimentary (coal)
o Vesicular: extrusive igneous (pumice)
5. 1) At a given locality, a rock formation containing abundant Gastropods and cephalopods is
conformably overlain by a rock formation containing abundant trilobites and crinoids. (1)
What statement can be made about the bathymetric change at this localit
September 21st, 2016
Inorganic, naturally occurring solids that have a definite chemical composition
Has distinctive physical properties and crystalline structure
One or more chemical elements that can be exp
Claymudstone and shale
Detrital grainsworn rock fragments and mineral grains that were weathered and
transported from their source
Mostly clasts (broken pieces)
Feldspar, quartz, micas, and clay minerals
Sedimentary Rocks Chemical weathering decomposition or dissolution of Earth materials Physical/mechanical weathering - cracking, scratching, crushing, abrasion, or other physical disintegration of Earth materials o Clasts - broken pieces Rock fragments Mi