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5 Matching Questions

  1. streak
  2. foliated
  3. uniformitarianism
  4. porosity
  5. relative dating
  1. a the color of a mineral in powdered form
  2. b the process of placing objects or events in their proper sequence in time
  3. c textures of metamorphic rock that have layers or bands
  4. d empty spaces between particles
  5. e an idea which states that the laws of nature operate today as they have in the past

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. rock that cools from lava
  2. melted or moten rock inside the earth
  3. physical property of a mineral that allows it to break along flat planes
  4. rock that cools from magma
  5. naturally formed, consolidated mixture containing minerals, rock fragments, or volcanic glass

5 True/False Questions

  1. unconformitya gap in the rock record during which erosion occured or deposition was absent

          

  2. absolute datingthe process of placing objects or events in their proper sequence in time

          

  3. texturea description including the size and arrangement of a rock's components

          

  4. clastssmall bits and pieces of other rocks in a rock

          

  5. hardnessthe physical property of a mineral that measures the resistance of a mineral to scratching

          

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