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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. cleavage
  2. mineral
  3. principle of superposition
  4. foliated
  5. streak
  1. a a rule stating that the oldest rocks in an undisturbed sequence of rock layers will be at the bottom of the sequence.
  2. b naturally occuring element or compound that is inorganic, solid, and has crystalline structure
  3. c physical property of a mineral that allows it to break along flat planes
  4. d textures of metamorphic rock that have layers or bands
  5. e the color of a mineral in powdered form

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the process in which minerals slowly precipitate out of water and fill in the spaces between clasts
  2. rock that cools from magma
  3. small bits and pieces of other rocks in a rock
  4. the remains or traces of organ isms found in geologic record
  5. the physical property of a mineral that measures the resistance of a mineral to scratching

5 True/False questions

  1. rocknaturally formed, consolidated mixture containing minerals, rock fragments, or volcanic glass

          

  2. texturean uneven break in a mineral

          

  3. unconformityempty spaces between particles

          

  4. fracturea description including the size and arrangement of a rock's components

          

  5. magmanaturally occuring element or compound that is inorganic, solid, and has crystalline structure

          

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