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Department
Geographical Biogeosciences
Course
GEOB 103
Professor
Carles Ferrer- Boix
Semester
Spring

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Geob lect 1 01/09/2014 Rocks & rock forming processes How & where do rocks form How do we classify rocks How are rock classes related to one another Most natural rocks are in fact aggregates of different minerals Many rocks are formed in the Earth’s surface Some rocks are formed below the surface, within Earth How do we classify rocks – genetic specification 3 Classes of rocks Sedimentary Rocks Igneous Rocks Metamorphic Rocks Sedimentary Rocks Can be eroded by chemical processes and physical processes Chemical processes lead to ions while physical leads to particles. Formed by a process of compaction and cementation. (slide 26).  Igneous Rocks Crystalize from molten Rocks aka mag
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