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  1. (T/F) chalk and coquina are types of coal
  2. which of the following is not typically used to classify detrital sedimentary rocks
  3. what foliated, metamorphic rock is texturally intermediate between slate and schist
  4. which one of the following statements concerning mechanical weathering is not true
  5. Flint, chert, and jasper are microcrystalline forms of _______
  1. a phyllite
  2. b Quartz Si02
  3. c false
  4. d involves a major change in the mineral composition of the weathered material
  5. e Cleavage

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a buried erosion surface with young strata above and much older rocks below
  2. Argon 40
  3. sandstone
  4. False
  5. sand

5 True/False Questions

  1. flat surfaces along which sedimentary rocks tend to separate or break are calledcompaction and cementation


  2. a fossil with a wide geographic distribution that also is limited to a short span of geologic time is know as _____abundance of quartz and feldspar in granite


  3. (T/F) Carbon-14 is useful for determining the age of igneous rocksFalse


  4. what is the main difference between a conglomerate and a sedimentary brecciasandstone


  5. sedimentary rocks account for about what percentage of the Earth's outermost 10 kilometers of rock (1%). also, what percentage of the Earth's continental area is covered by sedimentary rocks (second percentage)Argon 40


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