Rocks & Minerals B/C ID/Question Marathon

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C ID/Question Marathon

Post by asthedeer » July 19th, 2014, 10:52 am

1. Scoria
2. There were bubbles trapped in the lava as it cooled and hardened
3. No, it shouldn't although one specimen we tried did, so i guess yes.

Is andesite intrusive or extrusive?
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Post by darkdeserthighway » July 21st, 2014, 10:48 am

Extrusive

By the way it's usually better to wait until the asker has confirmed that your answer is correct before posting the next question just FYI
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Post by GoofyFoofer » July 22nd, 2014, 10:22 am

HAHAHA
BTW, asthedeer, you are correct!
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Post by GoofyFoofer » July 23rd, 2014, 12:25 pm

Are we going to keep on doing rks and min questions or will we start doing fossil questions?
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Post by darkdeserthighway » July 24th, 2014, 12:52 pm

I think there will be a new thread for that once rollover happens, so i guess just rocks for now.

What is the nickname of staurolite?
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Post by GoofyFoofer » July 24th, 2014, 4:29 pm

Fairy stones! :P
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Post by asthedeer » July 25th, 2014, 9:10 am

@GoofyFooter, you need to post a ??? :D

Is talc harder or softer than graphite?
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Post by darkdeserthighway » July 25th, 2014, 10:04 am

GoofyFoofer wrote:Fairy stones! :P
asthedeer wrote:@GoofyFooter, you need to post a ??? :D

Is talc harder or softer than graphite?
GoofyFoofer is correct. There shouldn't be two questions running at once though.
talc is softer
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Post by GoofyFoofer » July 25th, 2014, 10:58 am

asthedeer wrote:@GoofyFooter, you need to post a ??? :D
Well yeah, but I have to wait and see if my answer was correct before I ask a question.
BTW, I'm GoofyFoofer, not GoofyFooter. :lol:

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C ID/Question Marathon

Post by darkdeserthighway » July 25th, 2014, 4:37 pm

basically you put [hide] What you want people to see | What you want to hide [ /hide]
And remove this space in the bracket pointed to by this arrow)----------------->^

This | symbol is under the backspace button on the keyboard.

And you can take my question GoofyFoofer
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