AS Level Geology Random Quiz 3

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Which mafic mineral is most likely to be found in silicic rocks?
Name one of two deltaic topset deposits which form in floodplains?
What term refers to organisms disturbing sediment - eg burrowing?
What category of igneous rock contains no feldspar minerals?
What is the name for the channels which form in a delta?
What is another term for a slip-off slope?
What is the name given to a glacial sediment of alternating light and dark layers?
Which category of igneous rock is most likely to contain a large proportion of hornblende?
What rock is likely to form from delta bottoms?
What is the name for an igneous rock with exceptionally large crystals?
What type of magma forms at hot-spots?
What particle size is likely to occur in deltaic deposits formed in the main channels?
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Name a mineral which hydrolysis strongly affects
What word means to compact (a rock) under pressure?
What type of magma forms at divergent boundaries?
What gas, in high proportions, strongly indicates that a volcanic eruption is likely?
At continent-continent convergent plate boundaries, what magma is likely to be observed?
What name is given to lava which cools to give a ropy, smooth surface?
What is the name given to a glacial deposit containing large boulders cemented together by clay?
What is the name given to the environment which results when glacial meltwater forms rivers/streams?
Below what percentage of silica do igneous rocks contain no quartz?
Give one of two names for the region of delta deposits where coarse, cross-bedded sandstone is likely to be seen
Fluvial sediment becomes more quartz-rich the longer it is transported. What other mineral (or type of mineral) does it become richer in?
What is the dominant mafic mineral in mafic rocks?

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