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Most hydrothermal ores are metallic ________.
sulfates
native elements
sulfides
carbonates
oxides
Question 2 0.5 points Save
The oil window extends to depths of at least 6 km.
True
False
Question 3 0.5 points Save
Gossans are associated with supergene deposits found on the deep ocean
floor.
True
False
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Aluminum ore is the product of direct chemical precipitation from seawater.
True
False
Question 5 0.5 points Save
Canada has a wealth of oil at depth on the Canadian Shield.
True
False
Question 6 0.5 points Save
Nutrient-rich coastal water is the essential precondition for the formation of
oil and gas.
True
False
Question 7 0.5 points Save
A set of conditions to hold petroleum in a reservoir rock and prevent its
escape is called a trap.
True
False
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Question 8 0.5 points Save
Nickel couldn't be isolated from copper until 1751.
True
False
Question 9 0.5 points Save
The distribution of kimberlite pipes in North America forms a random
pattern.
True
False
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Natural gas requires different conditions for accumulation than does oil.
True
False
Question 11 0.5 points Save
On the whole, technological breakthroughs or price increases necessarily
result in an increase in a country's resources.
True
False
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Is peat a coal type?
Yes
No
Question 13 0.5 points Save
Salt domes account for most of the petroleum reserves in the Gulf of
Mexico.
True
False
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Humans are extracting non-renewable resources faster than which they are
being formed.
True
False
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Question 15 0.5 points Save
There more carbon, the more combustible (economically desirable) the
coal.
True
False
Question 16 0.5 points Save
Gypsum, salt and potash are examples of evaporite minerals.
True
False
Question 17 1 points Save
Gas hydrate contains _____.
asphalt
natural gas
petroleum
gasoline
aviation fuel
Question 18 1 points Save
_____________ is the initial stage in the development of coal.
bituminous
lignite
peat
anthracite
sub-bituminous
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Cracking of hydrocarbons is called catagenesis.
True
False
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The major coal-producing region of the US is in the Appalachians.
True
False
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In placer deposits, streams concentrate heavy mineral into ores.
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