geology questions

Geology
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Which one of the following mineral groups shows cleavage in one plane? 

Olivine group

Pyroxene group

Micas 

Feldspars

The number representing the ratio of a mineral's weight to the weight of an equal volume of water is known as:

Weight 

Specific Gravity

Buoyancy

 

Displacement

The sequence or order in which minerals crystallize from magma is called____.

Porphyritic sequencing

The chemical gradient of the magma

Bowen's reaction series

The rock cycle

Oct 30th, 2015

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1. Which one of the following mineral groups shows cleavage in one plane? 

Micas

2. The number representing the ratio of a mineral's weight to the weight of an equal volume of water is known as:

Specific Gravity

3. The sequence or order in which minerals crystallize from magma is called____

Porphyritic sequencing



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