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1

The following features are associated with a divergent boundary except

Trench

2

The following features are associated with a convergent boundary except

Mid-Ocean ridge

3

A ______ is a surface that represents a break in the rock record caused by erosion or non-deposition.

Unconformity

4

A break in the rock record caused by erosion or non-deposition in which strata below dip at an angle different from that of the beds (layers) above.

Angular unconformity

5

A(n) ________ is an unconformity in which state above and below are parallel:

Disconformity

6

A(n) _______ is an unconformity in which older metamorphic or intrusive igneous rocks are overlain by younger sedimentary strata

Non-conformity

7

In a _______ fault, the hanging wall moves up relative to the footwall.

Reverse

8

In a _______ fault, the hanging wall moves down relative to the footwall.

Normal

9

A(n) _______ a far-traveled continent or island that collided with and it sutured to another continent/island

Allochthonous terrane

10

Common rock-forming minerals include:

quartz, potassium, muscovite, hornblende

11

The mineral ice, that has a chemical formula H2O would be an example of a(n)

Oxide

12

The mineral anhydrite, that has a chemical formula of CaSO2, would be an example of

Sulfate