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Geology chapter 3
Naturally occuring
Generally inorganic
Solid Substance
Orderly crystalline structure
Minerals form by natural geologic process
Inorganic crystalline solids like table salt is an example (f…
Only solid crystalline substances are considered minerals. Ic…
Atoms (ions) are arranged in an orderly, repetitive matter.Cr…
Naturally occuring
Minerals form by natural geologic process
Generally inorganic
Inorganic crystalline solids like table salt is an example (f…
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Geology Chapter 3
Plate Boundaries
Convergent
Oceanic-Oceanic:
Oceanic Continental:
Divergent ... Convergent... Transform
When two plates Collide. (3 types)... Oceanic- Oceanic... Oceanic C…
two oceanic plates collide one ocean plate will go under the…
oceanic plate will go under. (Andes Mountain)
Plate Boundaries
Divergent ... Convergent... Transform
Convergent
When two plates Collide. (3 types)... Oceanic- Oceanic... Oceanic C…
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Geology Chapter 3
Weathering
Mass Wasting
Erosion
Slump
the physical breakdown (disintegration) and chemical alterati…
the transfer of rock and soil downslope, under the influence…
the physical removal of material by a mobile agent such as fl…
downward sliding of a mass of rock or unconsolidated material…
Weathering
the physical breakdown (disintegration) and chemical alterati…
Mass Wasting
the transfer of rock and soil downslope, under the influence…
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Geology Chapter 3
Igneous rocks
Intrusive igneous rocks
Extrusive igneous rocks
Texture
When magma cools and solidifies.
When magma solidifies underground.
When magma solidifies at the Earth's surface.
The rocks appearance with respect to size of grains. Crystal…
Igneous rocks
When magma cools and solidifies.
Intrusive igneous rocks
When magma solidifies underground.
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Geology: Vocab Chapter 3
Inner Core
Outer Core
Mantle
Crust
...
...
...
...
Inner Core
...
Outer Core
...
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Geology Chapter 3
mineralogy
Flint and Chert
3700 B.C.
2200 B.C.
study of minerals
First minerals mined which people fashioned into weapons and…
Egyptians began mining gold, silver, and copper
humans had discovered how to combine copper with tin to make…
mineralogy
study of minerals
Flint and Chert
First minerals mined which people fashioned into weapons and…
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Geology Chapter 3
Mineral
Crystal
Crystal Face
Crystal Structure
A homogeneous, naturally occurring, solid inorganic substance…
A single, continuous piece of a mineral bounded by flat surfa…
The flat surfaces of a crystal, formed during the crystals gr…
The arrangement of atoms in a crystal
Mineral
A homogeneous, naturally occurring, solid inorganic substance…
Crystal
A single, continuous piece of a mineral bounded by flat surfa…
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Chapter 3 Geology
geosphere
crust
mantle
core
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
Earth's outermost layer.
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
Center of the earth
geosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
crust
Earth's outermost layer.
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Geology Chapter 3
Chemical Sedimentary Rock
Physical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Silicates Generally Weather...
formed by chemical precipitation from water
involves the formation and enlargement of cracks (freeze, thaw)
Interaction of acidic rain water and comes in contact with un…
In the same order as they crystalize
Chemical Sedimentary Rock
formed by chemical precipitation from water
Physical Weathering
involves the formation and enlargement of cracks (freeze, thaw)
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Geology Chapter 3
What is magma? Where does it come, and…
What are the two most abundant gases d…
What is geothermal gradient? How does…
Why does magma move upward towards the…
Forms deep undergroundin the lower crust and uper mantle wher…
water vapor 70%... carbon dioxide 15%
-rate of temperature... -rise as depth increases... -magma is likel…
magma moves upward and rises because it becomes than solid ro…
What is magma? Where does it come, and…
Forms deep undergroundin the lower crust and uper mantle wher…
What are the two most abundant gases d…
water vapor 70%... carbon dioxide 15%
Geology Chapter 3 Atmosphere
atmosphere mixture
atmosphere serves as...
stratospheric ozone
loss of stratospheric ozone causes wha…
mixture of gas: 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, 1% other gases
a filter
good ozone that keeps out ultraviolet radiation
Acid rain
atmosphere mixture
mixture of gas: 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, 1% other gases
atmosphere serves as...
a filter
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Geology Chapter 3
Cenozoic Era
Glacier
Continental Ice Sheet
Mountain Glacier
the last 65 million years of Earth's history
a large river of ice that forms on land and moves under the i…
a very large glacier, often more than 1 km in depth, that for…
a glacier that forms in mountainous regions at high elevations
Cenozoic Era
the last 65 million years of Earth's history
Glacier
a large river of ice that forms on land and moves under the i…
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Geology Chapter 3
What is a mineral?
Are the following minerals or not?
Are the following Mineral or not? (Ans…
Matter
A mineral is:... -Naturally occurring... -Inorganic... -Crystalline so…
Liquid water? ... Snow? ... Window glass? ... Volcanic glass? ... Basalt…
-Liquid water? No its not a solid.... -Snow? yes... -Window glass?…
-Matter has mass and occupies space.... -Matter consists of atom…
What is a mineral?
A mineral is:... -Naturally occurring... -Inorganic... -Crystalline so…
Are the following minerals or not?
Liquid water? ... Snow? ... Window glass? ... Volcanic glass? ... Basalt…
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Geology Chapter 3 Homework
T or F: A rock can be composed of almo…
Which of the following is not one of t…
Crystallization of molten rock will pr…
What refers to a mineral's intensity o…
True
metamorphism
Igneous
Luster
T or F: A rock can be composed of almo…
True
Which of the following is not one of t…
metamorphism
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Geology Chapter 3
Characteristics of a mineral
A rock is a
Composition of minerals
Nucleus
1. naturally occurring... 2. inorganic... 3. solid... 4. chemical elem…
Naturally occurring aggregate, or combinations of one or more…
elements and atoms
central region of atom that has protons and neutrons
Characteristics of a mineral
1. naturally occurring... 2. inorganic... 3. solid... 4. chemical elem…
A rock is a
Naturally occurring aggregate, or combinations of one or more…
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Geology Chapter 3
CHANGE THE # OF PROTONS
CHANGE THE # OF NEUTRONS
CHANGE THE # OF ELECTRONS
6 CHARACTERISTICS OF MINERALS
change the element (He=2 protons, Li = 3)
change the isotope
-creates positive and negative ions (losing = positive, gaini…
-naturally ocurring... -inorganic... -solid... -specific internal stru…
CHANGE THE # OF PROTONS
change the element (He=2 protons, Li = 3)
CHANGE THE # OF NEUTRONS
change the isotope
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Chapter 3 Geology
Seamounts
Abyssal Plains
Mid-Ocaen Ridges
Oceanic Fracture Zones
mountains on the seafloor that do not reach seal level
smooth surface moderately deep in the ocean flood
are broad, symmetrical ridges that cross the ocean basins
Cracks and steps cross the seafloor mostly at right angles to…
Seamounts
mountains on the seafloor that do not reach seal level
Abyssal Plains
smooth surface moderately deep in the ocean flood
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geology chapter 3
mineral
rock
atoms
nucleus
has to be: naturally occurring, inorganic, solid substance, c…
any solid mass of material matter that occurs naturally as pa…
the smallest particle can can't be spilt
central region... consists of protons and neutrons
mineral
has to be: naturally occurring, inorganic, solid substance, c…
rock
any solid mass of material matter that occurs naturally as pa…
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GEOLOGY 1211- Chapter 3
How the mountains are formed?
What are the Himalayas
How did the Himalayas formed
How rock Deform (Images)
When plate boundaries converge
Mountain range home of nine of the ten highest peaks on Earth…
When the Indian-Australian Plate and the Eurasian plate colli…
How the mountains are formed?
When plate boundaries converge
What are the Himalayas
Mountain range home of nine of the ten highest peaks on Earth…
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Geology Chapter 3
Faults
Fault Plane
Fault Scarp
Fault Trace
shear fractures in which the blocks of rock move parallel to…
The plane of slippage between the hanging wall and the foot w…
A small step on the ground surface where one side of a fault…
The intersection between a fault plane and the ground surface
Faults
shear fractures in which the blocks of rock move parallel to…
Fault Plane
The plane of slippage between the hanging wall and the foot w…
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Geology Chapter 3
igenous rocks
law of crosscutting relationships
law of original horizontality
law of superposition
crystallization of molten rock(magma) produces igneous rocks…
states that a rock is younger than any other rock that it cuts
states that when originally deposited, sedimentary layers are…
states that if a series of layered sediments have not been ov…
igenous rocks
crystallization of molten rock(magma) produces igneous rocks…
law of crosscutting relationships
states that a rock is younger than any other rock that it cuts
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Geology 1301 - Essentials of Geology 12e - Chapter 3
Mineralogy
Mineral
Rock
Atom
The study of minerals
A naturally occurring,... inorganic crystalline material with a…
A consolidated mixture of... minerals.
The smallest particle that... exists as an element.
Mineralogy
The study of minerals
Mineral
A naturally occurring,... inorganic crystalline material with a…
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Geology Chapter 3
Mineral=mineral... Ology=The study of
Minerals are the building block of rocks
Define Mineral
Only solid crystalline substances are…
...
...
Any naturally occurring inorganic solid that possesses an ord…
No they do not because only solid crystalline substances are…
Mineral=mineral... Ology=The study of
...
Minerals are the building block of rocks
...
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Geology Chapter 3
external processes
weathering
Mass wasting
Erosion
a process such as weathering, mass wasting, or erosion that i…
the physical breakdown (disintegration) and chemical alterati…
the transfer of rock and soil downslope, under the influence…
the physical removal of material by a mobile agent such as fl…
external processes
a process such as weathering, mass wasting, or erosion that i…
weathering
the physical breakdown (disintegration) and chemical alterati…
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chapter 3 physical geology
mineralogy
mineral
rock
• Elements
the study of minerals
• Naturally occurring... • Inorganic... • Solid... • Ordered intern…
any solid mass of material or mineral like matter that occurs…
• Basic building blocks of minerals... • Over 100 known (92 nat…
mineralogy
the study of minerals
mineral
• Naturally occurring... • Inorganic... • Solid... • Ordered intern…
Geology chapter 3
Mineral
Rock
Igneous Rock
Sedimentary Rock
A Naturally occurring organic crystalline material with a uni…
A consolidated mixture of minerals.
A Rock formed by the crystallization of molten magma or Lava.
A Rock formed from the weathered products of pre existing roc…
Mineral
A Naturally occurring organic crystalline material with a uni…
Rock
A consolidated mixture of minerals.
Geology Chapter 3
Octet Rule
Chemical Bond
Ion
Ionic Bond
...
...
...
...
Octet Rule
...
Chemical Bond
...
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Essentials of Geology Chapter 3- Igneous Rocks
andesitic composition
aphanitic texture
assimilation
basaltic composition
the composition of igneous rocks lying between felsic and mafic
a texture of igneous rocks in which the crystals are too smal…
As magma moves through the crust it will incorporate some of…
a compositional group of igneous rocks indication that the ro…
andesitic composition
the composition of igneous rocks lying between felsic and mafic
aphanitic texture
a texture of igneous rocks in which the crystals are too smal…
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Geology 105 Chapter 3
Mineral
Silicates
Ferromagnesian
Non-silicates
A solid inorganic substance of natural occurrence.
minerals that contain silicon and oxygen and usually one or m…
Type of silicates rich in Fe, Mg, and Ca
Minerals without the presence of silicon or oxygen as a tetra…
Mineral
A solid inorganic substance of natural occurrence.
Silicates
minerals that contain silicon and oxygen and usually one or m…
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Historical Geology Chapter 3
Gondwana
continental drift
Laurasia
Evidence for Continental Drift
was a super continent composed of inda, south africa, austral…
all land was once one land mass called pangea and; hypothesis…
northern land mass that encompassed north america, greenland,…
-continental fit... -similarity of rock sequences and mountain r…
Gondwana
was a super continent composed of inda, south africa, austral…
continental drift
all land was once one land mass called pangea and; hypothesis…
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Geology Chapter 3
anion
atomic mass
atomic number
bedding
A negatively charged ion
The sum of an atom's protons and neutrons
The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom
The formation of parallel layers, or beds, by deposition of s…
anion
A negatively charged ion
atomic mass
The sum of an atom's protons and neutrons
Geology Chapter 3
rock
magma
lava
intrusive igneous rock
a naturally formed, consolidated material usually composed of…
molten rock created by melting of preexisting rock above a su…
magma that has been extruded onto the Earth's surface (extrus…
magma that is not extruded onto the Earth's surface and intru…
rock
a naturally formed, consolidated material usually composed of…
magma
molten rock created by melting of preexisting rock above a su…
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Exploring Geology, Chapter 3
1. Identify on a world map the named c…
Identify on a world map the named ocea…
2. Identify on a world map the main ty…
3. List observations Wegener used to s…
b. North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Austra…
a. Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern, Artici. People attack…
a. Seamounts ... b. Island... c. Island Arc: Curving chains of isla…
a. Some continents appeared to fit togetherb. Correspondence…
1. Identify on a world map the named c…
b. North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Austra…
Identify on a world map the named ocea…
a. Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern, Artici. People attack…
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chapter 3 geology
two attributes of life
fossils
where are fossils found
body fossil
self-regulation self-replication
remains of ancient organisms that died thousands of years ago
sedimentary rocks
organic remains
two attributes of life
self-regulation self-replication
fossils
remains of ancient organisms that died thousands of years ago
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Chapter 3 Geology
Mineralogy
Rock
Valence Electrons-
Element
The study of minerals.
A consolidated mixture of minerals.
The electrons involved in the bonding process; the electrons…
group of same kind of atoms together
Mineralogy
The study of minerals.
Rock
A consolidated mixture of minerals.
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Chapter 3 Vocabulary- Geology
geology
relative dating
fossil
radioactive decay
the study of rocks and rock formations
a method of putting events in the order in which they happened
a part of a dead animal or plant that has been preserved for…
refers to how unstable atoms lose energy and matter over time
geology
the study of rocks and rock formations
relative dating
a method of putting events in the order in which they happened
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Geology Chapter 3
Igneous rocks
Sedimentary rocks
Metamorphic rocks
Partial melting
formed when magma cools and hardens (ex. basalt, obsidian)
formed from particles of sand, shells, pebbles, and other fra…
formed under the surface of the Earth, mainly in the lithosph…
the incomplete melting of a rock composed of minerals with di…
Igneous rocks
formed when magma cools and hardens (ex. basalt, obsidian)
Sedimentary rocks
formed from particles of sand, shells, pebbles, and other fra…
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Geology chapter 3
mineral
Rock
atoms
nucleus
-Naturally occurring... -generally inorganic... -Solid substance... -O…
A solid mass of minerals or mineral-like matter that occurs n…
-all matter, including minerals are composed of atoms ... -the s…
-protons and neutrons located here... -surrounded by electrons
mineral
-Naturally occurring... -generally inorganic... -Solid substance... -O…
Rock
A solid mass of minerals or mineral-like matter that occurs n…
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Geology Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Rock
Igneous Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Metamorphic Rock
A consolidated mixture of minerals
A rock formed by the crystallization of molten magma.
Rock formed from the weathered products of preexisting rocks…
Rock formed by the alteration of preexisting rock deep within…
Rock
A consolidated mixture of minerals
Igneous Rock
A rock formed by the crystallization of molten magma.
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Geology Chapter 3
magma
igneous rock
weathering
sediment
molten rock generated from melting of any rock in the subsurf…
rock that forms when magma cools and crystallizes
the decomposition and disintegration of rocks and minerals at…
solid rock or mineral fragments that are transported and depo…
magma
molten rock generated from melting of any rock in the subsurf…
igneous rock
rock that forms when magma cools and crystallizes
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Geology chapter 3
Toxins
Persistent Chemicals
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Risk Assessment
chemicals that cause direct damage upon xposure
chemicals that don't readily degrade over time
the federal agency responsible for setting policy and enforci…
weighing the risks and benefits of a particular action in ord…
Toxins
chemicals that cause direct damage upon xposure
Persistent Chemicals
chemicals that don't readily degrade over time
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Geology - Chapter 3
actual geologic dating
alpha particle
Archean Eon
atom
...
A particle equivalent to the nucleus of a helium atom, emitte…
Pertaining to the division of Precambrian time beginning 3.8…
The smallest divisible unit retaining the characteristics of…
actual geologic dating
...
alpha particle
A particle equivalent to the nucleus of a helium atom, emitte…
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Geology Chapter 3
The surface of the earth
Tectonics
Volcano distributions
Divergent Boundary
Notable for many geologic features like valleys, coast lines…
the study of the origin and arrangement of broad structural f…
Large volcanic belt along the west coasts of North and South…
two plates move apart relative to one another; magma fills th…
The surface of the earth
Notable for many geologic features like valleys, coast lines…
Tectonics
the study of the origin and arrangement of broad structural f…
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Geology Chapter 3
anion
atomic mass
atomic number
carbonate
negatively charged ion
sum of the masses its protons and its neutrons
number of protons in the nucleus of an atom
class of minerals composed of carbon and oxygen in combinatio…
anion
negatively charged ion
atomic mass
sum of the masses its protons and its neutrons
46 terms
Geology Chapter 3
The surface of the earth
Tectonics
Volcano distributions
Divergent Boundary
Notable for many geologic features like valleys, coast lines…
the study of the origin and arrangement of broad structural f…
Large volcanic belt along the west coasts of North and South…
two plates move apart relative to one another; magma fills th…
The surface of the earth
Notable for many geologic features like valleys, coast lines…
Tectonics
the study of the origin and arrangement of broad structural f…
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Chapter 3 Geology
name 3 Ferro magnesium silicates
name for a fine grained texture
an example of a mafic and fine grained…
an example of a rock that is felsic an…
olivine, pyroxene, amphibole
aphanitic
basalt
granite
name 3 Ferro magnesium silicates
olivine, pyroxene, amphibole
name for a fine grained texture
aphanitic
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Geology Chapter 3 terminology
Igneous Rocks
Intrusive (plutonic)
Phanertic
Extrusive
-Most abundant type in Earth's crust... -Form when molten rock c…
-Form when from magma that cools slowly underground... -Phaneritic
Coarse grained
-Lava cools quickly at Earth's surface... - Aphanitic, too rapid…
Igneous Rocks
-Most abundant type in Earth's crust... -Form when molten rock c…
Intrusive (plutonic)
-Form when from magma that cools slowly underground... -Phaneritic
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Geology Chapter 3
Aphanetic
baked zone
besalt
batholith
finely grained igneous rock; not 100% of crystals formed; maj…
...
a fine grained, mafic, igneous rock composed predominantly of…
a large discordant pluton with an areal extent at earth's sur…
Aphanetic
finely grained igneous rock; not 100% of crystals formed; maj…
baked zone
...
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Geology chapter 3
mineral
Minerals must be
Rock
principal shells
any naturally occurring, inorganic solid that posseses an ord…
Naturally occurring, solid substance, orderly crystalline str…
any solid mass of mineral, or mineral-like matter that occurs…
the regions around the nucleus that the elections move about in
mineral
any naturally occurring, inorganic solid that posseses an ord…
Minerals must be
Naturally occurring, solid substance, orderly crystalline str…
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Chapter 3: Time & Geology
Ammonite
What are the geochronologic/time units…
What are 5 traits of a good index foss…
What did Sedgwick and Murchison map?
Good index fossil
Eons>Eras>Periods>Epochs
1) short geologic-stratigraphic range... 2) easily identifiable,…
Outcrop areas for the Cambrian, Silurian, Devonian, and Permi…
Ammonite
Good index fossil
What are the geochronologic/time units…
Eons>Eras>Periods>Epochs
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