Science Quiz / 'C' in Geology

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

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One of the current minor/secondary tectonic plates*
A greenish phyllosilicate commonly found as an alteration product of mafic minerals
These 'sea lillies' (#1 above) were much more abundant in the Paleozoic, sometimes forming thick limestone beds
A clastic mineral particle smaller than 1/256 mm, or a type of hydrous phyllosilicate mineral
A large, bowl-shaped crater formed by the collapse of a volcanic cone
One of the Periods in the Geologic Timescale*
A solid precipitate that forms within the pore spaces of sediment, binding them into sedimentary rock
The outermost portion of the (solid) Earth, composed primarily of basaltic and granitic rocks
The stable portion of continental lithospheric plate that has not been deformed for at least 1 billion years
A line on a map of constant elevation
The primary mineral component of limestone and marble; fizzes when exposed to hydrochloric acid
Refers to materials with ordered internal structures of atoms in regular, repeating arrangements through space
A clastic sedimentary rock that contains rounded pebble-sized particles (a rock made of other rocks!)
Fossilized feces; technically a trace fossil
A phylum of animal with two body forms: mobile medusae and sessile polyps
Technically, a natural underground space large enough for a human to enter (#4 above)
A boundary where two lithospheric plates are moving toward each other, often initiating an orogeny
A cone-shaped hill made by the ejection of pyroclastic material from a volcanic vent (#3 above)
A bowl-shaped depression with very steep sides that forms at the head of a mountain glacier (#2 above)
A sedimentary particle that is larger than a pebble (64 mm) but smaller than a boulder (256 mm)

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