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Can you name the answers to these Geology questions where all of the answers begin with 'A'?

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Extrusive igneous rock of intermediate composition often found at convergent plate margins
Soft-bodied animal phylum with multiple circular segments
Subclass of mollusc not to be confused with modern nautiloids that went extinct at the K/T boundary
Formal name for the theory that dinosaurs were killed by an asteroid impact
A natural rock exposure through which a hole has completely formed; pictured above (#3)
One of the current tectonic plates that was once part of Gondwanaland*
In 1837, he was the first to scientifically propose that Earth was subject to a past ice age
A polymorph of kyanite pictured above (#4) named for a region in southern Spain
Eon of Earth's history (4 to 2.5 billion years ago) during which the first continental crust formed
Upper region of the mantle that is ductilely deforming
A North American orogeny associated with the formation of Pangaea*
Animal phylum with the most extant species; having segmented bodies and exoskeletons
Cone-shaped stream deposit of sediment pictured above (#2)
Cryptocrystalline variety of silicia (quartz) often used in jewelry
Either end member on the Ca-Na continuum of plagioclase feldspar*
Glacially carved feature picutred above (#1)

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