Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby PacificGoldenPlover » November 6th, 2011, 12:17 pm

Bauxite/Aluminum?
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby Wadhk » November 6th, 2011, 12:22 pm

Yup, your turn.
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby PacificGoldenPlover » November 6th, 2011, 12:27 pm

[img]http://www.pitt.edu/~cejones/GeoImages/2IgneousRocks/IgneousCompositions/7Rhyolite/Rhyolite.jpg[/img]
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby Katherine » November 6th, 2011, 4:19 pm

[img]http://www.pitt.edu/~cejones/GeoImages/2IgneousRocks/IgneousCompositions/7Rhyolite/Rhyolite.jpg[/img]
Rhyolite, Felsic.
Just in case I get this right, someone else can take my question.

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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby PacificGoldenPlover » November 6th, 2011, 5:42 pm

Correct.
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby Katherine » November 6th, 2011, 5:57 pm

Someone else can take this question

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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby Wadhk » November 6th, 2011, 7:06 pm

Image

ID the specimen.
What is the terminology that describes how light is split as it passes through this specimen?
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby iYOA » November 6th, 2011, 7:57 pm

calcite, birefringence
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby Wadhk » November 6th, 2011, 9:07 pm

That's correct!
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby iYOA » November 7th, 2011, 7:47 pm

[img]http://www.galleries.com/minerals/silicate/albite/albite.jpg[/img]

What is it? 
What does its name mean?
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