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Hardest mineral on the Moh's hardness scale.
A charged atom.
Process in which oceanic crusts are forced under continental crust.
The most common mineral in the Earth's crust.
Size of crystals formed when magma cools extrusively.
A mixture of weathered rock, decayed organic material, minerals, air and water.
Temperature at which a liquid becomes a gas.
The cyclical rising and falling of sea level in an area caused by the gravitational pull of the moon is called a
The most common element in the Earth's crust.
Atoms with the same atomic number but a different mass number.
Gas in the stratosphere that absorbs UV.
Size of crystals formed when magma cools very slowly.
Rocks formed from bits and pieces of other types of rocks.
One of the six basic mineral crystalline shapes.
Rock formed from magma cooling inside the crust of the Earth.
Temperature at which a liquid becomes solid.
The reversal of earth's __________ is indicated in the way the iron minerals are aligned in the mid atlantic ridge.
The layer of atmosphere closest to the crust of the Earth where most weather occurs.
Era where humans first appeared.
Similar fossils and rock layers on different continents led to Alfred Wegner's theory of ________________.
The land heats and cools_________than the water which causes land and sea breezes.
Matter in the rock cycle is never created nor_____________.
The Mesozoic was the age of th_________
Type of organism in Earth's percambrian history responsible for changing Earth's atmosohere by producing oxygen.
The second most common element in the Earth's crust.
The softest mineral on the Moh's hardness scale.
Factors that you try NOT to change in order to test what is changed in an experiment.
Rock with silica content between granitic and basaltic rock.
Oil, natural gas, coal.
Properties of matter that result in the changing of that matter into a new substance
A rock type also known as volcanic glass.
Transfer of heat resulting from the flow of heated materials rising above the more dense cooler material.
Largest division of geologic time (encompassing the longest time).
The _________________effect and differences in the heating of the oceans and land create distinct wind patterns on earth.
What is changed so that it can be tested in an experiment.
Moraines, till, outwash, and plucking are all terms associated with this agent of erosion.
Has mass and takes up space.
Pattern of weather over many years in a region.
Two or more different types of atoms chemically bonded.
The transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.
Type of weathering caused by ice, animals, water, plant roots, etc. but does NOT change the chemical composition of the rock.
Theory of this relplaced Wegner's theory.
Rock formed from magma rich in magnesium and iron but poor in silica.
True or false: Wood is a mineral?
The tilt of the Earth's axis with respect to the sun causes ____________
An explanation of how or why something happens in the world that is backed up by a lot of data and observations.
Type of electromagnetic waves that have been known to kill bacteria and cause skin cancer.
Type of boundaries in which continental plates move together.
_____________rocks are formed from magma which is rich in silica but poor in magnesium and iron.
Term referring to the dropping of sediments that were eroded.

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