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California Division of Mines and Geology: Bulletin 182 ...

Geologic Guide to the Merced Canyon and Yosemite Valley, California: ... metamorphic and igneous rocks, ... is the common clay mineral of ...

http://www.nps.gov/.../sec4.htm

Pre-Visit Lesson: Rocks and Minerals - National Park Service

Most rocks are made up ... is sedimentary rock. Sedimentary rocks are most common at or near ... sedimentary and igneous rocks that are buried deep in ...

http://www.nps.gov/.../Pre-visit%20Rocks%20and%20Minerals.doc

California Division of Mines and Geology: Bulletin 182 ...

Geologic Guide to the Merced Canyon and Yosemite Valley ... of the Hayward fault zone and is largely mafic igneous rock ... are present but not abundant.

http://www.nps.gov/.../sec5.htm

USGS: Geological Survey Bulletin 1191 (Glossary)

Porphyry, an igneous rock containing abundant phenocrysts set in a finer grained groundmass.

http://www.cr.nps.gov/.../glossary.htm

How did Grand Canyon form? - National Park Service

Igneous rocks are formed ... About 275 million years ago the Grand Canyon area ... one of the most common fossils in the youngest

http://www.nps.gov/.../GeoArticle-11-1-11-2.pdf

Radiolarian Ribbon Chert - National Park Service

most common in nutrient-rich ocean ... ooze eventually hardens into rock. The chert forms horizontal layers about 5 ... Basalt is the most common igneous rock on the ...

http://www.nps.gov/.../Rock%20information%20cards%20TT_small.pdf

Mammals - Yosemite National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

It's worth taking a moment to learn the four common squirrels visitors are most ... the most commonly seen squirrel in Yosemite ... rock crevices and caves ...

http://www.nps.gov/.../mammals.htm

GRAND CANYON NATURE NOTES - U.S. National Park Service ...

Second most abundant mineral is ... three most important minerals of Grand Canyon. ... of Grand Canyon among the old Archean rocks exists a ...

http://www.nps.gov/.../vol7-5c.htm

USGS: Geological Survey Professional Paper 160 (Early ...

... Henry Gannett 38 and Douglas W. Johnson 39 regarded the hanging valleys as a characteristic ... Yosemite landscape. All igneous rocks ... igneous rock yields to ...

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Texas Bureau of Economic Geology: The Big Bend of the Rio ...

... contain fossils. The most common ... Cenozoic deformation and uplift took place at several times in the Big Bend. Most ... sheet of igneous rock ...

http://www.nps.gov/.../sec1.htm