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Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Posted: February 11th, 2018, 2:16 pm
by dxu46
Questions
Image
1. What is this mineral?
2. What is this specific variety called?
3. What is this mineral an ore of?
4. In England this mineral would be called:
---a. Baride
---b. Baryte
---c. Berite
---d. Beryte

my 150th post!!!

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Posted: February 11th, 2018, 2:41 pm
by pb5754[]
dxu46 wrote:
Questions
Image
1. What is this mineral?
2. What is this specific variety called?
3. What is this mineral an ore of?
4. In England this mineral would be called:
---a. Baride
---b. Baryte
---c. Berite
---d. Beryte

my 150th post!!!


Answers
1. Barite
2. Barite Rose
3. Barium
4. Baryte

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Posted: February 11th, 2018, 2:42 pm
by dxu46
pb5754[] wrote:
dxu46 wrote:
Questions
Image
1. What is this mineral?
2. What is this specific variety called?
3. What is this mineral an ore of?
4. In England this mineral would be called:
---a. Baride
---b. Baryte
---c. Berite
---d. Beryte

my 150th post!!!


Answers
1. Barite
2. Barite Rose
3. Barium
4. Baryte

Correct, your turn.
nooo not 150 now

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Posted: February 11th, 2018, 3:01 pm
by pb5754[]
Questions
Image
1. What mineral is this?
2. The name of this mineral comes from what Greek word?
3. What does this Greek word mean?
4. This mineral forms a complete solid solution series with what other mineral?
5. What ion causes the pink color of this mineral?

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Posted: February 11th, 2018, 3:05 pm
by dxu46
pb5754[] wrote:
Questions
Image
1. What mineral is this?
2. The name of this mineral comes from what Greek word?
3. What does this Greek word mean?
4. This mineral forms a complete solid solution series with what other mineral?
5. What ion causes the pink color of this mineral?

Nats level?
1. Rhodochrosite
2. Won't copy paste from my binder, but it means rose-colored
3. ^^^
4. FeCO3
5. Mn?

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Posted: February 11th, 2018, 3:19 pm
by pb5754[]
dxu46 wrote:
pb5754[] wrote:
Questions
Image
1. What mineral is this?
2. The name of this mineral comes from what Greek word?
3. What does this Greek word mean?
4. This mineral forms a complete solid solution series with what other mineral?
5. What ion causes the pink color of this mineral?

Nats level?
1. Rhodochrosite
2. Won't copy paste from my binder, but it means rose-colored
3. ^^^
4. FeCO3
5. Mn?

For #5 I wanted Mn2+ but yeah everythings good.
Lol I forgot Rhodochrosite was a nats mineral.
Your turn.

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Posted: February 13th, 2018, 3:53 pm
by dxu46
Questions
Image
1. What is this rock?
2. Name the top three minerals that make up this rock.
3. What is this mineral's composition (felsic/intermediate/mafic/ultramafic)?
4. Fill in the blanks: This rock is the ______ (plutonic/volcanic) equivalent of ______ (rock).
5. When, where, and who named this rock?

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Posted: February 13th, 2018, 4:32 pm
by kate!
dxu46 wrote:
Questions
Image
1. What is this rock?
2. Name the top three minerals that make up this rock.
3. What is this mineral's composition (felsic/intermediate/mafic/ultramafic)?
4. Fill in the blanks: This rock is the ______ (plutonic/volcanic) equivalent of ______ (rock).
5. When, where, and who named this rock?


Answers
1. Well I was going to say diorite... oops. The image says gabbro. The same image is also in our binder lol
2. calcium rich plagioclase feldspar, augite, small amounts of olivine and pyroxene
3. mafic
4. plutonic, basalt
5. i'm not sure.... i could only find that it was named after a town in tuscany, italy.

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Posted: February 13th, 2018, 4:49 pm
by dxu46
kate! wrote:
dxu46 wrote:
Questions
Image
1. What is this rock?
2. Name the top three minerals that make up this rock.
3. What is this mineral's composition (felsic/intermediate/mafic/ultramafic)?
4. Fill in the blanks: This rock is the ______ (plutonic/volcanic) equivalent of ______ (rock).
5. When, where, and who named this rock?


Answers
1. Well I was going to say diorite... oops. The image says gabbro. The same image is also in our binder lol
2. calcium rich plagioclase feldspar, augite, small amounts of olivine and pyroxene
3. mafic
4. plutonic, basalt
5. i'm not sure.... i could only find that it was named after a town in tuscany, italy.

Oops, I shouldn't have put where for question #5...but the rest was 1809, Christian Leopold von Buch.

Everything else is correct, your turn.

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Posted: February 13th, 2018, 4:55 pm
by kate!
Questions!
Image
1. What rock is this?
2. How does it usually form?
3. This rock is the (plutonic/volcanic) equivalent of (what rock?)
4. Name 4 minerals in this rock's composition.
5. Does it have a high or low silica content?

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Posted: February 13th, 2018, 5:06 pm
by dxu46
kate! wrote:
Questions!
Image
1. What rock is this?
2. How does it usually form?
3. This rock is the (plutonic/volcanic) equivalent of (what rock?)
4. Name 4 minerals in this rock's composition.
5. Does it have a high or low silica content?

Answers
(bad at rock questions but hey I need to improve)
1. Rhyolite
2. Felsic lava cools quickly, but not rapidly, above the surface of the earth
3. Volcanic, Granite
4. Quartz, Alkali Feldspar, Biotite
5. High? (it's basically quartz right?)

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Posted: February 13th, 2018, 5:07 pm
by kate!
dxu46 wrote:
kate! wrote:
Questions!
Image
1. What rock is this?
2. How does it usually form?
3. This rock is the (plutonic/volcanic) equivalent of (what rock?)
4. Name 4 minerals in this rock's composition.
5. Does it have a high or low silica content?

Answers
(bad at rock questions but hey I need to improve)
1. Rhyolite
2. Felsic lava cools quickly, but not rapidly, above the surface of the earth
3. Volcanic, Granite
4. Quartz, Alkali Feldspar, Biotite
5. High? (it's basically quartz right?)


Yep! Great job, your turn.
P.S. I was just on the IRC and when you left, I said "maybe they left to answer my question" so I left too, and there was your answer haha

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Posted: February 14th, 2018, 12:01 pm
by dxu46
Question
Image
1. What is this mineral?
2. Who was this mineral named after?
3. What is this mineral's tenacity?
4. What will happen if I clean this mineral with water?
5. Stacks of this mineral are called what?
6. In what part of the Bowen's Reaction Series is this mineral in? (What type of rock does it form in?)

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Posted: February 14th, 2018, 12:15 pm
by Polarrr
dxu46 wrote:
Question
Image
1. What is this mineral?
2. Who was this mineral named after?
3. What is this mineral's tenacity?
4. What will happen if I clean this mineral with water?
5. Stacks of this mineral are called what?
6. In what part of the Bowen's Reaction Series is this mineral in? (What type of rock does it form in?)


Answer:
1. Biotite
2. Jean-Baptiste Biot
3. Sectile and elastic
4. It will absorb water and start to break apart.
5. I think they're called "books?"
6. Forms felsic rocks. Melts at lower temperatures.

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Posted: February 14th, 2018, 1:42 pm
by dxu46
Polarrr wrote:
dxu46 wrote:
Question
Image
1. What is this mineral?
2. Who was this mineral named after?
3. What is this mineral's tenacity?
4. What will happen if I clean this mineral with water?
5. Stacks of this mineral are called what?
6. In what part of the Bowen's Reaction Series is this mineral in? (What type of rock does it form in?)


Answer:
1. Biotite
2. Jean-Baptiste Biot
3. Sectile and elastic
4. It will absorb water and start to break apart.
5. I think they're called "books?"
6. Forms felsic rocks. Melts at lower temperatures.

Correct, your turn.