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by XXGeneration
October 23rd, 2011, 7:36 am
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 888
Views: 86297

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Biotite, and its most distinctive characteristic is its ability to peel into very thin, large flakes.
by XXGeneration
October 22nd, 2011, 11:30 am
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 888
Views: 86297

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

The picture is broken again :(
by XXGeneration
October 21st, 2011, 4:45 pm
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Protein Modeling C
Replies: 405
Views: 67376

Re: Protein Modeling C

Thank you for the clarification; the link will be very helpful in numbering the toober hehe :3
by XXGeneration
October 20th, 2011, 1:35 pm
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Protein Modeling C
Replies: 405
Views: 67376

Re: Protein Modeling C

Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't the Chain A supposed to be 298 cm? It's 2 cm per amino acid and I read that it was 149 amino acids.
by XXGeneration
October 15th, 2011, 12:32 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 888
Views: 86297

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Andesite? It would be an igneous rock if it were andesite.
by XXGeneration
October 8th, 2011, 12:57 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals B/C
Replies: 266
Views: 37995

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

iYOA wrote:how do you distinguish between ulexite, satin-spar and selenite?
I would concentrate on the luster and the cleavage.
by XXGeneration
September 28th, 2011, 4:08 pm
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Protein Modeling C
Replies: 405
Views: 67376

Re: Protein Modeling C

GCXC wrote:this shows the chain lengths etc.

http://cbm.msoe.edu/includes/pdf/SO/coa ... er2012.pdf
Thank you! I didn't know they changed the proteins from regional to states to nationals :3
by XXGeneration
September 26th, 2011, 6:39 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals B/C
Replies: 266
Views: 37995

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

I would like to mention in the above test posted by IdahoSciGuy, on question 43 it states both isometric and cubic as a choice. Isometric means the same thing as cubic, in case anyone was confused.
by XXGeneration
September 24th, 2011, 7:19 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 888
Views: 86297

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

iYOA wrote:revive!!
[img]http://webmineral.com/specimens/photos/Albite1Small.jpg[/img]
a)Identify it
b) Chemical composition?
The picture isn't loading for me.. and I just saw the link when quoting :X

whoops sorry I guess I'll sit out this one
by XXGeneration
September 20th, 2011, 6:33 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 888
Views: 86297

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

quizbowl wrote:Since no one has posted:
[img]http://i.imgur.com/GgJ2d.jpg[/img]
Is this Augite?

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