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Solutions for Chapter 4.3: A few chemical groups are key to molecular function
Full solutions for Campbell Biology | 10th Edition
Rain or snow with a pH value that is less than the pH of unpolluted precipitation.
The equinox that occurs on September 21–23 in the Northern Hemisphere and on March 21–22 in the Southern Hemisphere.
A stream consisting of numerous intertwining channels.
A pattern of cracks that form during cooling of molten rock to generate columns that are generally six-sided.
Any economic mineral deposit in which the desired mineral occurs as scattered particles in the rock but in sufficient quantity to make the deposit an ore.
Spherically shaped, negatively charged zones that surround the nucleus of an atom.
The location on Earth’s surface that lies directly above the focus of an earthquake.
A tentative explanation that is tested to determine if it is valid.
A piece of one rock unit contained within another. Inclusions are used in relative dating. The rock mass adjacent to the one containing the inclusion must have been there first in order to provide the fragment.
The luminous phenomenon observed when a meteoroid enters Earth’s atmosphere and burns up; popularly called a “shooting star.”
A naturally occurring, inorganic crystalline material with a unique chemical composition.
Metamorphic rocks that do not exhibit foliation.
Usually a useful metallic mineral that can be mined at a profit. The term is also applied to certain nonmetallic minerals such as fluorite and sulfur.
The escape of gases that had been dissolved in magma.
That part of geologic time represented by rocks containing abundant fossil evidence. The eon extending from the end of the Proterozoic eon (about 540 million years ago) to the present.
A layer of water in which there is a rapid change of density with depth.
The fine sediment carried within the body of flowing water.
Igneous rocks composed mainly of iron and magnesium-rich minerals.
The vertical distance between the trough and crest of a wave.
Ice crystals instead of dew that form on surfaces when the dew point is below freezing.