Exam 3 Geo 101 Everything Else

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Batholith

Intrusive Volcanic Feature: 40 Square miles or more

Stock

Intrusive Volcanic Feature: Less than 40 square miles

Lacolith

Intrusive Volcanic Feature: Like a stock but doesn't melt the top layers

Dike

Intrusive Volcanic Feature: Wall of magma solidified (Devil's Slide)

Sill

Intrusive Volcanic Feature: Magma displaced laterally

Evidence of Continental Drift

1. Puzzle-like fit
2. Similar fossils in areas
3. Similarities in rock and mountain formations

Evidence of Seafloor Spreading

1. Paleomagnetism
2. Relative dating of rocks show same as symmetrically

Pacific Plate

NW

Nazca Plate

E

N. American Plate

W

S. American Plate

W

African Plate

E

Eurasian Plate

E

Indo-Australian Plate

N

Juan de Fuca Plate

E, subducting under N. American plate

Subduction zone islands

Aleutians

Salt Wedging

Water enter, salt expands, cracks are made (Similar to Frost Wedging)

Speleotherm

Cave features

Silicate

Oxygen and Silicon

Oxide

Oxygen and any element but Silicon

Sulfate

Sulfur w/ another element

Halide

Salty minerals

Native elements - noncompounding

Gold - Silver

Granite

Gneiss

Sandstone

Quartzite

Limestone

Marble

Shale

Slate

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