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Rocks classified as volcanic

form at depth

solidify at the surface

expand in size

are flat in shape

Conglomerate would be an example of:

A intrusive sedimentary rock

A chemical sedimentary rock

A detrital sedimentary rock

A foliated sedimentary rock

Coquina is a type of

Clastic sedimentary rock

Metamorphic rock

biochemical sedimentary rock

Igneous rock

Humans developed during the ____ era.

cambrian

cenozoic

mesozoic

paleozoic

Rock formations always contain a specific index fossil.

True

False

The first mineral to crystallize from a body of magma is

Olivine

Microcline feldspar (potassium feldspar)

Muscovite mica

Quartz

Which of the following is an igneous rock?

Basalt

Marble

Schist

Conglomerate

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

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

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

Olivine group

Pyroxene group

Micas 

Feldspars

Sodium can become positively charged by giving up one electron.

True

False

Much of the world's copper is extracted from ___.

pegmatite deposits

disseminated deposits

vein deposits

Paleocene deposits

The streak of a mineral represents

The color of the practical mineral

The color of the powdered mineral

The coloring agent inan idiochromatic mineral

All of the above

Shields are expansive, raised regions composed of deformed crystalline rock.

True

False


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