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An Introduction to Physical Science

14th Edition
James Shipman + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305079137
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An Introduction to Physical Science

14th Edition
James Shipman + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305079137

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Chapter 22, Problem 2MC
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Density is related most closely with which property of identifying minerals? (22.1)

  1. (a) hardness
  2. (b) specific gravity
  3. (c) color
  4. (d) fracture

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Chapter 22 Solutions

An Introduction to Physical Science
Ch. 22.6 - How are metamorphic rocks formed?Ch. 22.6 - What percentage of the Earths crust is metamorphic...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - KEY TERMS 1. mineral (22.1) 2. silicates 3. Mohs...Ch. 22 - Which two elements are found in the largest...Ch. 22 - Density is related most closely with which...Ch. 22 - The simple, common method of classifying minerals...Ch. 22 - What does the Mohs scale measure? (22.1) (a)...Ch. 22 - Which of the following scientists is generally...Ch. 22 - Rock is made up of one or more ___. (22.2) (a)...Ch. 22 - Coal is the compacted remains of plant matter....Ch. 22 - Which of the following does the rock cycle...Ch. 22 - Igneous rocks are classified according to their...Ch. 22 - What does the grain size of an igneous rock tell a...Ch. 22 - Which of these is glassy rock solidified almost...Ch. 22 - What are plutons? (22.4) (a) bodies of intrusive...Ch. 22 - Which of the following statements is true? (22.4)...Ch. 22 - What type of volcano forms a layered, composite...Ch. 22 - How does sedimentary rock from the ocean floor...Ch. 22 - Which of these is a common color of sedimentary...Ch. 22 - What is the process of transforming sediment into...Ch. 22 - To which rock does the metamorphosis of limestone...Ch. 22 - Metamorphism occurs for which class of rocks?...Ch. 22 - Which metamorphic change is brought about...Ch. 22 - The fundamental silicon-oxygen compound is ___....Ch. 22 - The most abundant minerals in the Earths crust...Ch. 22 - The metallic appearance of some minerals is called...Ch. 22 - A(n) ___ is any mineral or other precious or...Ch. 22 - Rocks solidified from molten material, either...Ch. 22 - The concept that ancient rocks were formed in the...Ch. 22 - Heat and ___ are needed to form metamorphic rock....Ch. 22 - The common igneous rock that has a fine-grained...Ch. 22 - Igneous rocks are formed by the solidification of...Ch. 22 - The manner in which a volcano erupts depends...Ch. 22 - A(n) ___ is a steep-sloped formation from a...Ch. 22 - Intrusive igneous rock formations that lie more or...Ch. 22 - The Hawaiian Islands and Emperor Seamount chain...Ch. 22 - The general name for an intrusive igneous rock...Ch. 22 - The expulsion of ___ is the most widespread...Ch. 22 - A common energy source, ___ is classified as an...Ch. 22 - Dripstone formations that extend downward from a...Ch. 22 - The sedimentary rock called shale metamorphoses...Ch. 22 - ____ is a pronounced layering of rock caused by...Ch. 22 - Metamorphism that results from the circulation of...Ch. 22 - What is a mineral, and what is the study of...Ch. 22 - Sketch the structure of the siliconoxygen...Ch. 22 - How does the oxygen-to-silicon ratio differ...Ch. 22 - Give four examples of nonsilicate materials.Ch. 22 - What are the limits of the Mohs scale? Give an...Ch. 22 - With what are diamonds cut?Ch. 22 - Define the mineralogical terms luster and streak.Ch. 22 - What is the characteristic cleavage of mica?Ch. 22 - Define the term rock. What is the study of rocks...Ch. 22 - Name the three basic types of rocks and briefly...Ch. 22 - What is the basis of uniformitarianism? How does...Ch. 22 - Through what processes must sedimentary rock...Ch. 22 - Distinguish between magma and lava.Ch. 22 - How are intrusive and extrusive igneous rocks...Ch. 22 - Name a common igneous rock that is an example of...Ch. 22 - Use Table 22.4 and compare gabbro and rhyolite...Ch. 22 - Contrast plutons and lava flows.Ch. 22 - What are three products of a volcano?Ch. 22 - What two factors determine the viscosity of magma...Ch. 22 - How did the Hawaiian Islands form?Ch. 22 - Compare the eruptive styles of volcanoes.Ch. 22 - Distinguish among (a) shield volcanoes, (b)...Ch. 22 - What are calderas, and how are they formed? Name a...Ch. 22 - Why is coal classified as a sedimentary rock?Ch. 22 - Distinguish between a stalactite and a stalagmite....Ch. 22 - List several physical characteristics of...Ch. 22 - What is often the most interesting characteristic...Ch. 22 - How do temperature and pressure change with depth...Ch. 22 - Distinguish among contact, shear, and hydrothermal...Ch. 22 - Define the term foliation.Ch. 22 - What are the valuable properties of Verde Antique?Ch. 22 - Visualize the connections and give answers in the...Ch. 22 - While on a geologic expedition, you unearth a...Ch. 22 - While in Hawaii, you want to visit Mauna Loa. Your...Ch. 22 - You are given five transparent objects: a calcite...Ch. 22 - In lab, your instructor hands you a steel-gray...Ch. 22 - A friend claims he has found a meteorite. What...Ch. 22 - As a student in geology, you have three favorite...Ch. 22 - You are leading a scout troop on a field trip when...

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