Rocks & Minerals B/C

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Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby bernard » August 31st, 2017, 12:20 pm

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Postby shaistings » September 5th, 2017, 12:18 pm

I am not sure how to type in these forums but what do these numbers entail again after the rock or mineral on the list? I don't remember this being the way the list was set up in the past.

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Postby Unome » September 5th, 2017, 12:22 pm

I am not sure how to type in these forums but what do these numbers entail again after the rock or mineral on the list? I don't remember this being the way the list was set up in the past.
The 2014 list was arranged in alphabetical order within each category (minerals, metamorphic rocks, igenous rocks, and sedimentary rocks). The 2017 list preserves the numbers from the 2014 list despite the different order.
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Postby shaistings » September 5th, 2017, 12:26 pm

I am not sure how to type in these forums but what do these numbers entail again after the rock or mineral on the list? I don't remember this being the way the list was set up in the past.
The 2014 list was arranged in alphabetical order within each category (minerals, metamorphic rocks, igenous rocks, and sedimentary rocks). The 2017 list preserves the numbers from the 2014 list despite the different order.
Thats pretty cool. Thanks! I knew I was missing something small. They last time I did this event was high school in freshman year so its been about 4 years.

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Postby ScottMaurer19 » September 5th, 2017, 2:09 pm

I am not sure how to type in these forums but what do these numbers entail again after the rock or mineral on the list? I don't remember this being the way the list was set up in the past.
The 2014 list was arranged in alphabetical order within each category (minerals, metamorphic rocks, igenous rocks, and sedimentary rocks). The 2017 list preserves the numbers from the 2014 list despite the different order.
Thats pretty cool. Thanks! I knew I was missing something small. They last time I did this event was high school in freshman year so its been about 4 years.
I still use the old list because i find it easier to find things when they are alphabetized but that just me.
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Postby gneissisnice » September 13th, 2017, 4:42 am

I personally liked them better alphabetically too, I feel like it was easier to find things. The new list also removes a level of complexity by just telling you the groups instead of making sure you know them.
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Postby whythelongface » September 13th, 2017, 2:59 pm

I hope I have the old list somewhere, I think I am still more accustomed to that list than I am to the new one. It took me a few moments to scan through the list to make sure no new minerals or rocks were added or removed.
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby Unome » September 13th, 2017, 3:18 pm

I hope I have the old list somewhere, I think I am still more accustomed to that list than I am to the new one. It took me a few moments to scan through the list to make sure no new minerals or rocks were added or removed.
2014 list
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby Tailsfan101 » September 13th, 2017, 3:23 pm

Isn't this a Lab Event?
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby whythelongface » September 13th, 2017, 3:37 pm

I hope I have the old list somewhere, I think I am still more accustomed to that list than I am to the new one. It took me a few moments to scan through the list to make sure no new minerals or rocks were added or removed.
2014 list
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