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What are the characteristics of igneous rocks?

What are the characteristics of igneous rocks?

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School: University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Department: Geospatial Studies
Course: The Dynamic Earth
Professor: Deborah keene
Term: Spring 2017
Tags: Geology, minerals, plate, tectonics, and Science
Cost: 50
Name: Ch. 1-3 Study Guide
Description: These notes are for GEO 101 as provided by the University of Alabama.
Uploaded: 02/02/2017
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Ch. 1-3 Study Guide


What are the characteristics of igneous rocks?



READ THESE CHAPTERS IN THE TEXTBOOK IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY.

Main Concepts: Define the following terms and topics and make sure you  understand each term thoroughly.

• Science

• Theory

• Hypothesis

• Model

• Predictions

• Quantitative

• Uniformitarianism

• Primary Literature vs. Secondary Literature

• Peer Review

• Rock Types

o Igneous

o Metamorphic

o Sedimentary

• Layers of the Earth


How do natural and unnatural minerals differ?



• Plate Tectonics

• Convection and Subduction • Transform Faults

• Convergent Boundaries

*Note: All definitions and  concepts for review in this  study guide can be found  in the chapter notes  uploaded to StudySoup.

• Divergent Boundaries Don't forget about the age old question of Which type of law involves disputes between private individuals or groups?

• Oceanic Plates

• Continental Plates

• Geology

• Geologic Time

• Absolute Dating

• Major Bond Types

o Ionic

o Covalent

o Electron-sharing

o Van der Waals force


What are the different oceanic and continental plates?



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• Isotopes

• Minerals

• Organic vs. Inorganic Minerals • Natural vs. Unnatural Minerals • Identifying Mineral Properties • Mineral Groups

• Mineral Formation

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