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GEOL 104- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 32 pages long!)
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[GEOL 104] Comprehensive fall guide including any lecture notes, textbook notes and exam guides.find more resources at oneclass.com Oceanic âÃÃÂ...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
GEOL 104
Daniel Layton- Matthews
GEOL 104 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Continental Crust, Volcanic Rock, Pumice
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Granite (continental crust) Phaneritic Composed of about 20% quartz and about 65% or more feldspar May exhibit a porphyritic texture The term granite covers a wide range of mineral compositions Rhyolite Extrusive equ...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
GEOL 104
Daniel Layton- Matthews
GEOL 104 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Pegmatite, Feldspar, Volcanic Glass
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Fine grained texture Rapid rate of cooling of lava / magma Microscopic crystals May contain vesicles (holes from gas bubbles and thus rocks that contain them have a vesicular texture Phaneritic texture (can be seen w/ ...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
GEOL 104
Daniel Layton- Matthews
GEOL 104 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Igneous Textures, Silicate Minerals, Peridotite
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Oceanic > generally dark Continental > generally light Distributing prohibited | Downloaded by Scarlet Choi (choia980806@gmail.com) oS061 Other Compositional Groups Intermediate rocks- andesitic composition In be...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
GEOL 104
Daniel Layton- Matthews
GEOL 104 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Conchoidal Fracture, Refraction, Magnesium
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Described as Number of planes exhibited Angles between adjacent planes If we look at how a mineral is put together, we can determine how it will break Fracture: absence of cleavage when a mineral is broken Conchoidal...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
GEOL 104
Daniel Layton- Matthews
GEOL 104 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Lava Lamp, Continental Crust, Andesite
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i.e. volcanism in environment are andesite Molten lava parts that rise up (like lava in a lava lamp) Enriched silica magmas are evolved magmas This type of eruption is different than that by ocean ridges Felsic magma...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
GEOL 104
Daniel Layton- Matthews
GEOL 104 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Igneous Differentiation, Peridotite, Andesite
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Distributing prohibited | Downloaded by Scarlet Choi (choia980806@gmail.com) oS061 Page 11 Week 3 Lecture 2 (Lecture 8) Igneous Rocks Bowens Reaction Series- the minerals start off as an isolated tetrahedron As ...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
GEOL 104
Daniel Layton- Matthews
GEOL 104 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Overburden Pressure, Igneous Differentiation
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gasses) are introduced Role of Pressure Pressure increases with depth, melting occurs at higher temperatures at depth due to higher confining pressure, when confining pressure drop, decompression melting occurs Role ...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
GEOL 104
Daniel Layton- Matthews
GEOL 104 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Silicate Minerals, Augite, Hornblende
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Minerals containing ions or iron and/or magnesium Most common are: Olivine Pyroxenes (most common is augite) Amphiboles (most common is hornblende) Garnet Non-ferromagnesian (light) silicates Minerals containing al...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
GEOL 104
Daniel Layton- Matthews
GEOL 104 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Conchoidal Fracture, Refraction, Magnesium
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Number of planes exhibited Angles between adjacent planes If we look at how a mineral is put together, we can determine how it will break Fracture: absence of cleavage when a mineral is broken Conchoidal fracture - b...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
GEOL 104
Daniel Layton- Matthews
GEOL 104 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Georgius Agricola, De Re Metallica, Biomineralization
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If you can describe a mineral and how it is put together, then you can name it Mineralogy Field of mineralogy started off in engineering Scientific study of mineral started in the 16th century 1556 Georgius Agricola, a ...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
GEOL 104
Daniel Layton- Matthews
GEOL 104 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Lava Lamp, Volcanic Arc, Skutterudite
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Continental plate connected to an oceanic plate without any subduction is a passive plate i.e. Alaska, East of South America When India collided into China the ocean submerged under China but the front between India and...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
GEOL 104
Daniel Layton- Matthews
GEOL 104 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Volcanic Arc, Oceanic Crust, Himalayas
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Convergent Boundaries Continental and Oceanic- How many different combinations of these two types of crust can converge / come together? Oceanic - Continental Cold, old wet oceanic crust submerges with the hot Earth...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
GEOL 104
Daniel Layton- Matthews
GEOL 104 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Mid-Ocean Ridge, Asthenosphere
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WWII- Core- Distributing prohibited | Downloaded by Scarlet Choi (choia980806@gmail.com) oS061 Week 2 Lecture 1 (Lecture 4) Plate Techtonic Explanation of how the Earth works, Earths outer shell is broken into rig...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
GEOL 104
Daniel Layton- Matthews
GEOL 104 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Asthenosphere, Extrusive Rock, Igneous Rock
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1930- Wegener leaves for Greenland to find evidence of his hypothesis Died at 50, buried in snow en route His theory is hotly debated for the next 30 years Wegenger wasnt a geologist Kept republishing his book when more ...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
GEOL 104
Daniel Layton- Matthews

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