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Updated 2007-03-28 19:11

Summary

Geology... Want to learn about rock compositions?

The Rocks

PhotoRock NameRock TypeRock Composition
RyoliteIgneousFelsic
DioriteIgneousIntermediate
ObsidianIgneousFelsic
SandstoneSedimentaryClastic
Arkosic SandstoneSedimentaryClastic
MudstoneSedimentaryClastic
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Rocks II

PhotoRock NameRock TypeRock Composition
Shale SedimentaryClastic
Oolitic LimestoneSedimentaryChemical
Micritic LimestoneSedimentaryChemical
Fossiliferous LimestoneSedimentaryChemical
ChalkSedimentaryChemical
PeatSedimentaryOrganic
SlateMetamorphicShale
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Need images

Question Answer Column 3 Column 4
needs imageGraniteIgneousFelsic
needs imageBasaltIgneousMafic
needs imageGabbroIgneousMafic
needs imageScoriaIgneousMafic
needs imageConglomerateSedimentaryClastic
needs imageBrecciaSedimentaryClastic
needs imageChertSedimentaryChemical
needs imageRock SaltSedimentaryChemical
needs imageBituminus CoalSedimentaryOrganic
needs imageCoquinaSedimentaryOrganic
needs imagePhylliteMetamorphicSlate
needs imageSchistMetamorphicAny Rock
needs imageGneissMetamorphicAny Rock
needs imageQuartziteMetamorphicSandstone or Chert
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Sources of Photos

http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu
http://www.mineralauctions.com
http://www.drexel.edu
http://www.lakeneosho.org
http://www.dep.state.fl.us
http://www.beg.utexas.edu
http://www.marsonearth.org
http://www.gc.maricopa.edu
http://www.physicalgeography.net

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