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Can you name the Geology term from the hint and word length?

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HintGeology TermStarts with-Word Length
Fossilized resin usually yellowish to orange brownA-5
Most important ore of Aluminum that forms from weathering in tropical environmentsB-7
A calcium carbonate mineral and principal constuent of limestonesC-7
A tabular igneous intrusive cuts across bedding of older rocksD-4
A term in reference to wind blown depositsE-6
A long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea typically formed by submergence of a glaciated valleyF-5
A hot spring that that intermittently erupts steam and hot waterG-6
An unusual pillar of rock that remains after differential weatheringH-6
Material deposited by a pyroclastic flowI-10
A fissure in a rock with no displacementJ-5
A rare, blue tinged coarse grained igneous rock sometimes containing diamondsK-10
The rigid outer layer of the earth that includes crust and upper mantleL-11
A metamorphic rocks that forms when limestone is subjected to heat and pressureM-6
HintGeology TermStarts with-Word Length
The latter division of the Tertiary Period from 23 to 2.6 million years agoN-7
A hard, dark, glass-like volcanic rock formed by rapid coolingO-8
A supercontinent that existed from about 300 to 200 million years agoP-7
A bed of loose wet sand with high water contentQ-9
A logarithmic scale that defines the magnitude of an earthquakeR-7
A typically blue transparent precious stone and variety of CorundumS-8
The study of the shape and features of the Earth's surfaceT-10
Loose sediment that has not been compacted, cemented or lithified into a rockU-14
A rock that has been shaped or polished by erosional action of wind blown sandV-9
A valley or channel that is dry except during rainy seasonW-4
An opalized wood when opal infills cavities and replaces organic material in woodX-7
A tributary that parallels main channel of a stream before joining itY-5
A calcium aluminum silicate mineral belonging to the epidote group with several gem varietiesZ-7

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