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5 Matching Questions

  1. fracture
  2. foliated
  3. extrusive igneous rock
  4. hardness
  5. mineral
  1. a the physical property of a mineral that measures the resistance of a mineral to scratching
  2. b naturally occuring element or compound that is inorganic, solid, and has crystalline structure
  3. c textures of metamorphic rock that have layers or bands
  4. d an uneven break in a mineral
  5. e rock that cools from lava

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the process in which minerals slowly precipitate out of water and fill in the spaces between clasts
  2. an idea which states that the laws of nature operate today as they have in the past
  3. naturally formed, consolidated mixture containing minerals, rock fragments, or volcanic glass
  4. a description including the size and arrangement of a rock's components
  5. rock that cools from magma

5 True/False Questions

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


  2. claststhe remains or traces of organ isms found in geologic record


  3. rock cyclechemical and physical process that continuously form and change rocks


  4. magmamelted or moten rock inside the earth


  5. principle of superpositiona rule stating that the oldest rocks in an undisturbed sequence of rock layers will be at the bottom of the sequence.


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