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Name this Rock? Phaneritic, Intrusive, Qartz, Mica, K-Feldspar
Granite
Name this Rock? Phaneritic Intrusive, Quartz, Mica, Plagioglase
Diorite
Name this Rock? Phaneritic Intrusive, High Density Ore mineral, mafic magma
Gabbro
Name this Rock? Aphanitic Extrusive, Quartz, Mica, K-Feldspar
Ryolite
Name this Rock? Aphanitic Extrusive, Quartz, Mica, Plagioglase
Andesite
Name this Rock? Aphanitic Extrusive, High Density Ore mineral
Basalt
Name this Rock? Pyroclastic Extrusive, Large Rock Fragments
Welded Tuff
Name this Rock? Pyroclastic Extrusive, Quartz & Rock Fragments
Volcanic Ash
Name this Rock? Pyroclastic Extrusive, Quartz and Gas (bombs)
Pumice
Name this Rock? Glassy Extrusive, Quartz
Obsidian
Name this Rock? Foliated, Low grade, Clay, Shale
Slate
Name this Rock? Foliated Intermediate grade, Clay, Shale
Schist
Name this Rock? Foliated High grade, Quartz, Mica, Plagioclase, Diorite
Gneiss
Name this Rock? Nonfoliated High grade, Calcium Carbonate, Limestone
Marble
Name this Rock? Nonfoliated High grade, Quartz, Sandstone
Quartzite
What type of Rock is this?Nonfoliated, High grade, Quartz Conglomerate
Metaconglomerate
What type of rock is this? Clastic Texture Cobble & Pebble, Quartz
Conglomerate
What type of rock is this? Clastic Texture, Sand sized, Quartz
Sandstone
What type of rock is this? Clastic Texture Silt sized, Quartz & Clay
Siltstone
What type of rock is this? Clastic Texture, Clay sized, Clay
Shale
What type of rock is this? Nonclastic Texture, Carbonate Origin, CaCO3 - Calcite, beige, light brown, light greyish in color
Massive Limestone
What type of rock is this? Nonclastic Texture, Carbonate Origin, CaCO3 - Calcite, abundant fossils
Skeletal limestone
What type of rock is this? Nonclastic Texture, Carbonate Origin, CaCO3 - Calcite, Ooids
Oolitic Limestone
What type of rock is this? Nonclastic Texture, Evaporitic Origin, NACL
Rock Salt
What type of rock is this? Nonclastic Texture, Eaporitic Origin, CaSO4
Rock Gypsum
What type of rock is this? Nonclastic Texture, Biogenic Origin, Organics
Coal
What type of rock is this? Nonclastic Texture, Biogenic Origin, Quartz
Chert
What type of rock is this? Nonclastic Texture, Biogenic Origin, CaCO3
Chalk
What type of rock is this? Fibrous Cleavage, Softer Glass, Nonmetallic
Asbestos
What type of rock is this? Perfect cleavage, Softer Glass, Glassy Black in color, Nonmetallic
Biotite
What type of rock is this? Perfect cleavage, Softer Glass, Nonmetallic, Glassy Brownish
Muscovite
What type of rock is this? Perfect cleavage, Mohs Hardness - 3, Nonmetallic, CaCO3
Calcite
What type of rock is this? Perfect cleavage, Mohs Hardness - 2, Nonmetallic, white translucent
Gypsum
What type of rock is this? Perfect cleavage, Softer Glass, Nonmetallic, white transparent, table salt
Halite
What type of rock is this? Micro cleavage, Softer Glass, Nonmetallic
Clay
What type of rock is this? Cubic Cleavage, Softer Glass, Metallic, grey/black streak, silverish in color
Galena
What type of rock is this? Good Cleavage, Mohs Hardness - 6, Nonmetallic, pink in color
K-Feldspar
What type of rock is this? Good Cleavage, Mohs Hardness - 6, Nonmetallic, white in color with black spot
Plagioclase
What type of rock is this? Poor Cleavage, Mohs Hardness - 1, Nonmetallic, white/yellowish in color
Talc
What type of rock is this? Cleavage, Mohs Hardness - 4, Nonmetallic
Fluorite
What type of rock is this? Fracture, Softer Glass, Nonmetallic, brown streak, brownish in color
Limonite
What type of rock is this? Fracture, Harder Glass, Metallic, red/brown streak, black
Hemitite
What type of rock is this? Fracture, Slightly Harder Glass, Metallic, black streak, magnetic
Magnetite
What type of rock is this? Fracture, Harder Glass, Metallic, goldish in color, black streak
Pyrite
What type of rock is this? Fracture, Mohs Hardness - 10, Nonmetallic
Diamond
What type of rock is this? Conchoidal Fracture, Mohs Hardness - 7 Nonmetallic
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