Rock Identification Chart

Identifying Rocks

science Rock Cycle - When picking rocks for hardscapes use Metamorphic rock, especially with water (so it doesn't leach anything into water) also important to know what type of rockscape animals may have evolved in.

Vintage Geology Wall Chart Rocks & Minerals by HoofAndAntler

Vintage Geology Wall Chart Rocks & Minerals by HoofAndAntler-tells us what are some Rocks versus some Minerals

The Mohs scale of mineral hardness characterizes the scratch resistance of various minerals through the ability of a harder material to scratch a softer material. It was created in 1812 by the German geologist and mineralogist Friedrich Mohs and is one of several definitions of hardness in materials science.

The Mohs scale of mineral hardness characterizes the scratch resistance of various minerals through the ability of a harder material to scratch a softer material. It was created in 1812 by the German geologist and mineralogist Friedrich Mohs

"Ages of Rock" - http://trollart.com/trollart_toplinks/galleries/fossilfreeway1/pages/020.html#

What is the geologic time scale timeline drawing by Ray Troll. Great site for helping students understand the time scale!

Geologic Folds in the Lower Ugab valley in Namibia - photo from northseattle.edu--- Wow!

ggeology: “Geologic Folding // Lower Ugab Valley, Namibia ” Note how some of the layer thicknesses change as you approach the hinge of the fold - could be some deformation happening within the layers.

Perfect hexagonal columnar joint basalt rocks , giants causeway, Ireland

Perfect hexagonal columnar joint basalt rocks, Giants Causeway, near Bushmills, Antrim County, Ireland

Geologic Time |via Paleo Illustration #fossils tell a story

Geological Time, by Dylan Gibson: There’s a a way to remember all those names: Camels Often Sit Down Carefully Perhaps Their Joints Creak (Perhaps Effective Oiling Might Prolong Perfect Health)

The Art of Rock Folding by Ern Mainka--Geological rock folding in sedimentary layers on beach coastline, Croajingalong National Park, Victoria, Australia. Approx 5×3 foot section shown.

'The Art of Rock Folding' (photo by Ern Mainka). Geological rock folding in sedimentary layers on beach coastline, Croajingalong National Park, Victoria, Australia

What a geologist sees, even after one semester of intro to geo lol @Julian Meyer Elizabeth

What a geologist sees

What a geologist sees, even after one semester of intro to geo lol Meyer Elizabeth

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