GeoLogic Mapping C

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Re: GeoLogic Mapping C

Post by HugoTroop » October 31st, 2020, 2:22 pm

Name and briefly explain the three types of unconformities that do not involve tilting of sediment layers. Which is typically hardest to detect by visual inspection only? (apologies for the weird phrasing)

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Re: GeoLogic Mapping C

Post by freed2003 » October 31st, 2020, 10:37 pm

HugoTroop wrote:
October 31st, 2020, 2:22 pm
Name and briefly explain the three types of unconformities that do not involve tilting of sediment layers. Which is typically hardest to detect by visual inspection only? (apologies for the weird phrasing)
Nonconformity, disconformity, and paraconformity(?) The hardest to detect is the paraconformity
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Re: GeoLogic Mapping C

Post by HugoTroop » October 31st, 2020, 10:54 pm

freed2003 wrote:
October 31st, 2020, 10:37 pm
HugoTroop wrote:
October 31st, 2020, 2:22 pm
Name and briefly explain the three types of unconformities that do not involve tilting of sediment layers. Which is typically hardest to detect by visual inspection only? (apologies for the weird phrasing)
Nonconformity, disconformity, and paraconformity(?) The hardest to detect is the paraconformity
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Re: GeoLogic Mapping C

Post by freed2003 » November 2nd, 2020, 10:10 am

What is the name of the new tectonic plate located near South America?
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Re: GeoLogic Mapping C

Post by twoplustwoisten » November 6th, 2020, 3:05 pm

freed2003 wrote:
November 2nd, 2020, 10:10 am
What is the name of the new tectonic plate located near South America?
The Nazca Plate?
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Re: GeoLogic Mapping C

Post by freed2003 » November 7th, 2020, 7:47 am

twoplustwoisten wrote:
November 6th, 2020, 3:05 pm
freed2003 wrote:
November 2nd, 2020, 10:10 am
What is the name of the new tectonic plate located near South America?
The Nazca Plate?
yess i believe so
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Re: GeoLogic Mapping C

Post by twoplustwoisten » November 7th, 2020, 10:23 am

How are minerals classified?
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Re: GeoLogic Mapping C

Post by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » November 17th, 2020, 7:47 am

twoplustwoisten wrote:
November 7th, 2020, 10:23 am
How are minerals classified?
By chemical composition?

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Re: GeoLogic Mapping C

Post by twoplustwoisten » November 17th, 2020, 9:49 am

UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:
November 17th, 2020, 7:47 am
twoplustwoisten wrote:
November 7th, 2020, 10:23 am
How are minerals classified?
By chemical composition?
Yup : )
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Re: GeoLogic Mapping C

Post by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » November 17th, 2020, 1:58 pm

An 80 N extensional force is exerted on a cylindrical rock with radius 5 cm and length 1 m. Its length increases by 2 cm. Find the stress and strain (disclaimer: I have no idea how realistic these numbers are).

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