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An igneous intrusion forced between two layered sedimentary rock units*
Fluoride poisoning and famine from this 1783-84 eruption killed 50% of Iceland's livestock and 20% of its people
An accumulation of rock debris along the sides of a glacier in contact with the valley walls
A mudflow composed of water and volcanic ash
Molten rock that has erupted onto Earth's surface
The process by which sediments become rocks
The manner in which light reflects from the surface of a mineral (e.g., metallic, vitreous, silky, dull)
Refers to the depositional environment or habitat found in lakes
The giant ice sheet that covered most of Canada during the Pleistocene (2.59 to 0.01 million years ago)
Small volcanic rock materials (usually 2-64 mm in size) formed when magma is ejected by a volcano (#3 above)
Author of Principles of Geology; made major contributions to stratigraphy, earthquakes, and volcanoes
The movement of rock, soil, volcanic ash or other material, downslope under the influence of gravity
The removal of soluble constituents from a rock or soil by moving groundwater or hydrothermal fluids
An iridescent blue feldspar mineral and gemstone named for a province of Canada (#1 above)
A soft, brownish, low-grade coal showing traces of plant structure (#2 above)
A sedimentary rock consisting of at least 50% calcium carbonate by mass
The rigid outer shell of the earth which includes the crust and a portion of the upper mantle
Deep blue semi-precious stone with white calcite and gold pyrite markings (#4 above)
A rich accumulation of minerals in solid rock, often in a vein
The total amount of sediment being carried by a stream or glacier (suspended, dissolved, and along bed)

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