AS Level Geology Random Quiz 3

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

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