Flashcards in Exam IV Deck (15):
The dominant minerals in volcanic basalt are
Pyroxene, Calcium-rich feldspar
The dominant minerals in volcanic rhyolite are
quartz, potassium feldspar
The dominant minerals in peridotite are
Sedimentary rock composed mainly of shells and shell fragments is a
The most abundant chemical sedimentary rock is
A(n) ________ marks the end of one period of sedimentation and beginning of another
The following rocks are foliated metamorphic rocks except ________.
________ would be an example of a contact metamorphic rock.
A _______ sedimentary rock is formed from the weathering and erosion of pre-exsisting rock.
A ________ sedimentary rocks are derived from material that was once in solution, which precipitated to form sediment
Foliated rocks are associated with _______
_______ is the conversion of sediments into a rock through compaction by overlying sediments or by cementation
The ______ is considered to be the "Age of Trilobites"
Dinosaur fossils can be found in rocks of the _____