Geology Lab Midterm

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Geology Lab Midterm
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Review week 1-8
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  1. What is ML?
    Richter Magnitude
  2. What is Mw?
    Moment Magnitude
  3. What is a MINERAL?
    Naturally occurring, inorganic, homogeneous in its chemical & physical properties, & contains a crystal lattice.

    NATE OCCASIONALLY IGNORES HOMOSAPIEN CHEMICALS & PHYSICALLY PROTECTS THE CONTENTS OF THE CRYSTAL LATTICE.
  4. What is CLEAVAGE?
    • Break mineral & look for flat cleavage planes.
    • These will reflect light & break fairly easily along the planes.
  5. What is a CONCHOIDAL FRACTURE?
    Glass-like breakage
  6. What are some examples of LUSTER?
    • Transparent
    • Translucent: some light
    • Opaque: No light through
  7. CALCITE
    It bubbles with the acid.
  8. CONVERSION:
    Convert this equation to cm/yr:

  9. HEMOTITE
    It makes a red stripe.
  10. GRAPHITE
    It writes on paper.
  11. Galina
    It breaks into cubes & heavy & shiny appearance.
  12. MOSCABITE
    • See through window-like.
    • See through window thin sheet
  13. BIOTITE
    • Black
    • See through window
    • See through thin sheet
  14. ORTHOCLASE
    Pink in color
  15. Fluorite
    Glows fluorescent in the light
  16. QUARTZ
    • Clear
    • Looks like glass

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