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GEOG 1120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Continental Crust, Hornfels, Canadian Shield
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Lecture 10: META Rocks I. Basics: - Old component of continental crust called "Craton". => Craton - AKA Shield, are continents that have been stable for billions of years. - META rocks contain mineral resour...

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GEOG 1120
John Martin
GEOG 1120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Phyllite, Migmatite, Gneiss
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Lecture 11: Naming META and SED Rocks 1. Orientation of minerals 2. Size of minerals 3. Colour of rocks I. Foliated META Rocks: - Black and White layers. - Ex: Regional Meta of Mud Rocks. - SHALE => SLATE => ...

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GEOG 1120
John Martin
GEOG 1120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Volcanic Glass, Mafic, Mount Vesuvius
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find more resources at oneclass.com Lecture 8: Volcanic Processes I. Intro - Igneous Processes at the surface are extremely hazardous. - Viscosity of fluid => resistance to flow. => Molasses and Shampoo...

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GEOG 1120
John Martin
GEOG 1120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Geomorphology, Stromatolite, Photosynthesis
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find more resources at oneclass.com Chapter 1: Intro to Earth Science * Two Topics: 1. Geology - study of Earth. => Scientific study of the interior of the Earth (IN). 2. Geomorphology - scientific stu...

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GEOG 1120
John Martin
GEOG 1120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Hematite, Corundum, Talc
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find more resources at oneclass.com Lecture 6: Mineral Identification (Part II) 3. Magnetite: (Fe3O4) - Crystal form: Granular ...

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GEOG 1120
John Martin
GEOG 1120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Corundum, Calcite, Birefringence
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find more resources at oneclass.com Lecture 5: Mineral Identification (Part I) I. Simple Properties to ID unknown minerals: 1. Colour - One mineral can have different colours and different minerals can also hav...

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GEOG 1120
John Martin
GEOG 1120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Chert, Mafic, Ripple Marks
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find more resources at oneclass.com Lecture 9: Weathering and SED Rocks I. Intro - Contain fossils. - Important economics: Soil, oil. - Rock cycle: A. Sedimentary rocks B. Metamorphic rocks ...

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GEOG 1120
John Martin
GEOG 1120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Mineraloid, Magnesium
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find more resources at oneclass.com Lecture 4: Minerals I. Intro - Elements => Minerals => Rocks. => Elements cannot be chemically broken down into simple substances (with physical properties). =>...

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GEOG 1120
John Martin
GEOG 1120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Mafic, Slab Pull, Plat
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find more resources at oneclass.com Lecture 2: Plate Tectonics I. Structure of Earth: 1. Chemical - Elements: Oxygen, Silicon, Aluminum, Iron. - Crust => Two types: 1. Oceanic Crust (OC) => Elem...

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GEOG 1120
John Martin
GEOG 1120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Pyroxene, Viscosity, Phanerite
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find more resources at oneclass.com Lecture 7: Igneous Rocks I. Intro - "Ig" came from the word "fire" used extensively in construction and art. - One of the three main rock types. - Igneous rocks are associate...

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GEOG 1120
John Martin
GEOG 1120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Himalayas, World War I, Continental Crust
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find more resources at oneclass.com Lecture 3: History of Plate Tectonics - First map creator is named Abraham Ortelius. - Early 1900's, Alfred Wegener (1880-1930) => German Meteorologists => Serv...

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