Geology lab concepts
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6 characteristics of minerals
What mineral reacts with HCl?
Quick cooling of magma/lava results in ___-grained igneous rocks
Slow cooling of magma/lava results in ___-grained igneous rocks
The four steps to making a clastic sedimentary rock
The relationship between sorting and maturity of sedimentary rocks
well-sorted --> more mature
Causes of metamorphism
- Hydrothermal solution
The results of increasing metamorphic grade on a shale
How pressure effects the melting point of rocks
Increased pressure --> increased melting point of rocks
The five relative age dating laws
- cross-cutting relationships
- intrusive relationships
- original horizontality
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