CATEGORY REVIEW


List the rock families.

List the two criteria used to identify rocks.

List the descriptions used for the textures of igneous rocks.

List the environments of cooling for igneous rocks.

List the intrusive igneous rocks from class.

List the extrusive igneous rocks from class.

List the textures of sedimentary rocks.

List the clastic sedimentary rocks from largest grains to smallest.

List the two most important minerals in sedimentary rocks.

List the sedimentary rocks from class which are not composed predominantly of quartz.

List the two types of metamorphism.

List the textures of metamorphic rocks.

List the foliated metamorphic rocks from class.

List the non-foliated metamorphic rocks from class.

List the two types of crustal material.

List the three types of plate boundaries.

List the three types of convergent boundaries.

List the four factors involved in the differentiation of landforms.

List the five types of intrusive igneous bodies.

List the two types of extrusive igneous bodies.

List the three types of volcanic cones.

List the four types of volcanic eruptions.

List the four products of volcanic eruptions.

List the five types of fragmental material ejected by volcanic eruptions.

List the three types of lava.

List the two scales to describe earthquake size.

List the two reactions rocks make to pressure.

List the three laws for relative dating.

List two types of single folds.

List the two types of double folds.

List the fault types based on movement.

List the two types of vertical faults.

List the three types of mountains.



Answers:
igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic;
texture, composition;
cooled slow, cooled fast, cooled fast with gas, cooled very fast;
intrusive, extrusive;
granite, gabbro;
rhyolite, basalt, pumice, scoria, obsidian.
clastic, chemical, organic;
conglomerate, sandstone, siltstone, shale;
quartz, calcite;
limestone, (bituminous) coal;
contact, regional;
foliated, non-foliated;
gneiss, slate, schist;
quartzite, marble;
sima, sial;
divergent, convergent, transform;
oceanic-oceanic, oceanic-continental, continental-continental;
geologic structure, tectonic activity, gradation, time;
batholith, stock, laccolith, dike, volcanic neck;
lava flow, volcano;
shield cone, cinder cone, composite cone;
Richter, Mercalli;
quiet, explosive, intermediate, fissure;
gasses, fragments, liquid lava, mud torrents;
volcanic bombs, blocks, cinders, ash, dust;
aa, pahoehoe, pillow;
fold, fault;
Law of Original Horizontality, Law of Superposition, Law of Cross-Cutting Relations;
anticline, syncline;
dome, basin;
vertical, horizontal;
normal, reverse;
folded, faulted, volcanic.


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