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E. Use a classification key to identify rocks. F. Recognize and name some common rocks. Materials metric ruler glass plate iron nail dilute hydrochloric acid igneous rocks sedimentary rocks metamorphic rocks hand lens Introduction Most rocks are aggregates (mixtures) of mineral grains or fragments (gravel, sand, and silt) of preexisting rocks. However, there are some important exceptions including obsidian, which is a rock made of volcanic glass (a non-crystalline substance), and coal, which is a rock made of decayed plant material (an organic substance).
On a topographic map, the sections are outlined and their numbers are printed in red. 6C). Each subdivision is identified by its compass position.
3ϫ C. 2ϫ D. 1ϫ E. 1ϫ F. 1ϫ G. 2ϫ H. 2ϫ Sample(s): _________________________________ 2. Which of the samples you listed in question 1 is/are composed mainly of rounded rock fragments? Sample(s): _________________________________ 3. Which of the samples you listed in question 1 is/are composed mainly of angular rock fragments? Sample(s): _________________________________ 4. Which of the samples you listed in question 2 is/are composed of sand-size particles? 5 Comparison of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks.
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