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Siltstone (quartz, clay minerals) F. Shale or Mudstone (clay minerals) D. Arkose (feldspar, quartz) Chemical and Biochemical Sedimentary Rocks G. Crystalline limestone (calcite) H. Microcrystalline limestone (calcite) I. Fossiliferous limestone (calcite) K. Chalk (calcite) L. Travertine (calcite) M. Rock salt (halite) O. Chert (microcrystalline quartz) P. Flint (microcrystalline quartz) Q. 10 Hand samples of common sedimentary rocks. J. Coquina (calcite) N. Rock gypsum (gypsum) R. Bituminous coal (carbon) Exercise Two / Rocks and the Rock Cycle 31 28.
5). Bar scales showing miles, feet, and kilometers are generally provided on most topographic maps. The left side of the bar is often divided into fractions to allow for more accurate measurements. A graphic scale is more useful than a fractional scale for measuring distances between points and can be used to make your own “map ruler” by transferring the bar scale to a piece of paper. Exercise Three / Aerial Photographs, Satellite Images, and Topographic Maps 45 13. Use the graphic scale on the topographic map provided by your instructor to construct a “map ruler” in miles and measure the following distances.
2ϫ H. 6 Identifying igneous textures. 15. 6) exhibit(s) a fine-grained texture? Sample(s): _________________________________ 16. Complete the description of the environment in which a fine-grained igneous rock forms, by choosing the appropriate terms. (at great depth or on the surface) (slowly or rapidly) (extrusive or intrusive). When molten rock solidifies __________________, it cools __________________, and produces an __________________ igneous rock. 17. 6) exhibit(s) a vesicular texture? Sample(s): _________________________________ 18.
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