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HintAnswerExtra Info
IntrusionConcordant, 2 baked margins
Tectonic platesPlates sliding past each other
ChalkOrganisms that are in chalk
Rock fragmentsForeign rock
Earth StructureOrigin of magnetic field
IgneousRocks that contain felsic minerals
Earth StructureCold, hard, rigid
MetamorphicTexture of Gneiss
IgneousRocks that contain mafic minerals
MetamorphicTexture of schist
AquifersLarge, synclinal and confined
Rock ClassificationFrom a melt
Rock ClassificationDeposition of matieral
Rock ClassificationRecrystallization
Sedimentary StructureInclined layers, ripples and dunes.
IgneousInfilled vesicle
HintAnswerExtra Info
Igneous2 rates of cooling
Sedimentary StructureRecord of living activity
MetamorphismHeat and little pressure
IgneousLarge crystal
MetamorphismHeat and lots of pressure
MineralsScale of hardness
Time PeriodDinosaur
Tectonic platesPlates moving apart
EarthquakesDeep focus Earthquakes at plate margins
Earth StructureSolid, Centre of a Planet
FaultsScratch marks on fault planes
FaultsHanging wall moves down
Sedimentary StructureDried out-contracted mud
Deep MarineHigh velocity current from continental shelf
MetamorphicTexture of slate
FaultsHanging wall moves up
Tectonic platesPlates moving together
MineralsReflect light
Intrusion Discordant, sheet like.
FaultsLow angle reverse fault

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