Geology lab concepts

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Geology lab concepts
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  1. 6 characteristics of minerals
    • Hardness.
    • Cleavage.
    • Luster.
    • Color.
    • Streak.
    • Texture.
  2. What mineral reacts with HCl?
    Calcite
  3. Quick cooling of magma/lava results in ___-grained igneous rocks
    fine
  4. Slow cooling of magma/lava results in ___-grained igneous rocks
    coarse
  5. The four steps to making a clastic sedimentary rock
    • Weathering
    • Erosion
    • Deposition
    • Lithification
  6. The relationship between sorting and maturity of sedimentary rocks
    well-sorted --> more mature
  7. Causes of metamorphism
    • Heat
    • Pressure
    • Hydrothermal solution
  8. The results of increasing metamorphic grade on a shale
    • slate
    • schist
    • gneiss
  9. How pressure effects the melting point of rocks
    Increased pressure --> increased melting point of rocks
  10. The five relative age dating laws
    • uniformitarianism
    • cross-cutting relationships
    • intrusive relationships
    • original horizontality
    • superposition

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