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Arrange these types of volcanoes from smallest to largest.
Whether volcanic eruptions are very explosive or relatively quiet is largely determined
the amount of gas in the lava or magma
the ease or difficulty with which the gas escapes to the atmosphere
the viscosity of the lava
all of the preceding are true
none of the preceding are true
The major difference between breccia and conglomerate is _____.
all of the other answers are correct
size of grains
composition of grains
rounding of the grains
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Limestone recrystallizes during metamorphism into
. Metamorphism of limestone
may contribulte to global warming by the release of
Quartz sandstone is changed during metamorphism into
is a foliated metamorphic in which newly formed micas are larger than the platy
minerals in slate, but which still cannot be seen with the naked eye, giving the rock a satin sheen.
Because of the ease with which it can be split into thin flat sheets
is used for
making chalkboard, pool tables, and roofs.
The two most common non-foliated metamorphic rocks are
Low-grade metamorphism of
forms Greenschist, with chlorite as the dominant
could be the parent rock to an amphibolite.
A mixed metamorphic and igneous rock is called a
is a metamorphic rock with distinct light and dark layers that formed at high
temperatures and pressures
Please put the following rocks in the correct sequence for the pathway followed by shale as it undergoes
The huge volume of mafic magma that erupted to form the Columbia plateau basalts of Washington and
Oregon are attributed to ______.
a hot mantle plume
The major difference between metamorphism and metasomatism is
the minerals involved
the temperature at which each takes place
metasomatism is metamorphism coupled with the introduction of ions from an external source
the area or region involved
A typical example of a shield volcano is ________. A typical example of a composite volcano is
Kilauea in Hawaii, Mount Edziza in B.C.
Kilauea in Hawaii, Mount St. Helens
Mount St. Helens, El Chichon
None of the above combinations is correct.
Magma for most of the andesite in composite volcanoes observed along the west coast of the Americas is
due to _______.
an oceanic plate subducted under the asthenosphere
subduction along a divergent plate boundary
rifting along a divergent plate boundary
rifting along a convergent plate boundary
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metamorphism occurs adjacent to a pluton when a body
of magma intrudes relatively cool country rock.
Metamorphic rock forms from pre-existing rock when
(alphabetical order please) cause solid-state
Meteor craters show an unusual type of metamorphism called