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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by aznluvsricemhm » January 29th, 2012, 7:10 pm

but is it formed due to metamorphism?
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Post by quizbowl » January 29th, 2012, 7:15 pm

Well, I'm also looking for the identification of it, and nope, that is not true.
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Post by Allinea » January 30th, 2012, 6:43 pm

Complete guess until I have my binder to double check but:
Marble, regional metamorphism?
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Post by quizbowl » January 30th, 2012, 8:33 pm

Nope!
2010: 5th in NYS
2011: 4th in NYS
2012: 3rd in NYS
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by starfield » January 31st, 2012, 2:15 pm

Travertine limestone, it's deposited by hot springs
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Post by tuftedtitmouse12 » January 31st, 2012, 2:44 pm

gneiss? metamorphism
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by quizbowl » January 31st, 2012, 4:53 pm

starfield wrote:
Travertine limestone, it's deposited by hot springs
Correctamundo! I always get confused on the limestones haha, your turn!
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by starfield » February 1st, 2012, 5:55 am

[img]http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_CIRBn1Vfd2w/TTuIgz2BBII/AAAAAAAAAfA/eYzcwweQV3A/s1600/watermelon+tourmaline.jpg[/img] What is the most common type of this mineral? (Not this particular sample)
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Towers: 6th
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by tuftedtitmouse12 » February 1st, 2012, 12:53 pm

Tourmaline, schorl
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by Tine » February 2nd, 2012, 12:01 pm

starfield wrote:
[img]http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_CIRBn1Vfd2w/TTuIgz2BBII/AAAAAAAAAfA/eYzcwweQV3A/s1600/watermelon+tourmaline.jpg[/img] What is the most common type of this mineral? (Not this particular sample)
Tourmaline?

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