Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby azuritemalachite » July 29th, 2016, 8:34 am

[img]http://accounts.smccd.edu/hand/geology101/mineral/images/hornblende3thumb.jpg[/img]
This specimen is found often in _________ and _________ rocks, but technically is not actually a mineral. It is only a group consisting of dark specimens of the mineral ___________.
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » July 30th, 2016, 10:07 am

[img]http://accounts.smccd.edu/hand/geology101/mineral/images/hornblende3thumb.jpg[/img]
This specimen is found often in _________ and _________ rocks, but technically is not actually a mineral. It is only a group consisting of dark specimens of the mineral ___________.
ID: Biotite
1&2: Metamorphic and igneous rocks
3: Mica
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby azuritemalachite » July 30th, 2016, 4:41 pm

[img]http://accounts.smccd.edu/hand/geology101/mineral/images/hornblende3thumb.jpg[/img]
This specimen is found often in _________ and _________ rocks, but technically is not actually a mineral. It is only a group consisting of dark specimens of the mineral ___________.
ID: Biotite
1&2: Metamorphic and igneous rocks
3: Mica
Sorry! Not quite... (btw this is one of my least favorite to ID).
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby calvin102111 » July 30th, 2016, 7:25 pm

[img]http://accounts.smccd.edu/hand/geology101/mineral/images/hornblende3thumb.jpg[/img]
This specimen is found often in _________ and _________ rocks, but technically is not actually a mineral. It is only a group consisting of dark specimens of the mineral ___________.
ID: Hornblende
Blank 1: Igneous
Blank 2: Metamorphic
Blank 3: Amphibole
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » July 30th, 2016, 7:30 pm

[img]http://accounts.smccd.edu/hand/geology101/mineral/images/hornblende3thumb.jpg[/img]
This specimen is found often in _________ and _________ rocks, but technically is not actually a mineral. It is only a group consisting of dark specimens of the mineral ___________.
ID: Biotite
1&2: Metamorphic and igneous rocks
3: Mica
Sorry! Not quite... (btw this is one of my least favorite to ID).
ID: Hornblende
1&2: Still igneous and metamorphic
3: Amphibole
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby calvin102111 » July 30th, 2016, 7:47 pm

ID: Biotite
1&2: Metamorphic and igneous rocks
3: Mica
Sorry! Not quite... (btw this is one of my least favorite to ID).
ID: Hornblende
1&2: Still igneous and metamorphic
3: Amphibole
I just posted that :lol:
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby azuritemalachite » July 31st, 2016, 6:50 am

Well, both of you are correct! Calvin or Karp can go next.
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby calvin102111 » July 31st, 2016, 12:58 pm

[img]http://skywalker.cochise.edu/wellerr/rocks/igrx/6irx-basalt4a.jpg[/img]
1. Identify.
2. What forms the deep vesicles in the specimen?
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby John Richardsim » July 31st, 2016, 2:14 pm

1. Scoria
2. Gases trapped within the lava
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby calvin102111 » July 31st, 2016, 2:36 pm

1. Scoria
2. Gases trapped within the lava
Correct, your turn.
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