Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby Wadhk » April 9th, 2012, 9:44 pm

Limonite and galena?
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby 10manwire » April 9th, 2012, 9:49 pm

Right on the dot. :D
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby Wadhk » April 9th, 2012, 9:55 pm

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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby 10manwire » April 9th, 2012, 10:06 pm

Barite? (or Baryte)
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby Wadhk » April 9th, 2012, 10:20 pm

Yup.
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby 10manwire » April 10th, 2012, 7:00 am

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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby quizbowl » April 10th, 2012, 8:26 am

Hematite
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby 10manwire » April 10th, 2012, 9:58 am

Yup.
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby LoopQuantumGravity » April 10th, 2012, 6:45 pm

What is the most common mineral on Earth, and what [i]subclass[/i] of silicates does it belong to?

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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Postby Wadhk » April 10th, 2012, 7:07 pm

Quartz, tectosilicates. If this is correct, quizbowl can post the next question.
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