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Layers in Time - National Park Service

Grand Canyon is famous for the beauty of the many rock layers exposed and for the ... igneous rock, is visible as ... What are the most common types of rocks found in ...

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park - Schist (U.S ...

Black Canyon of the Gunnison ... making this hard mineral an important part of most metamorphic (and igneous) rocks, and is one of the most common rock-forming ...

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North Cascades Geology: Rocks and Minerals

(See Common Rock-Forming Minerals and Their Elements) ... Many different rocks representing these three groups occur in the North Cascades. On to Igneous Rocks

http://www2.nature.nps.gov/.../nocageol2.html

Geologic Glossary O through R - National Park Service

A large body of intrusive igneous rock that solidified within the crust. Batholiths and Stocks are types of plutons. ... The most common variety, augite, ...

http://www2.nature.nps.gov/.../glossaryOtoR.html

The Geology of the San Juan Islands (Descriptive Geology)

The dark colored slaty schists and argillites are perhaps the most abundant rock types ... not outcrop on San Juan Island. In addition to the igneous intrustions ...

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Geology - Manassas National Battlefield Park (U.S ...

Manassas National Battlefield is underlain by sedimentary, ... and igneous rocks of Triassic and Jurassic age. ... Calcium is abundant in concretions, ...

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NPS: Nature & Science» Geology Resources Division

We do not know what caused this igneous episode. ... Abundant bones and tracks found in sedimentary rocks in the Rocky Mountain region date back to Jurassic and ...

http://www.nature.nps.gov/.../romo

USGS: Geological Survey Bulletin 614 (Itinerary)

Serpentine is an altered form of certain igneous rocks that are as a rule dark and heavy and contain more ... One of the most abundant and conspicuous plants of ...

http://www.cr.nps.gov/.../sec6.htm

Vegetational Changes in Yosemite Valley (Landforms, Soils ...

All of the soils of Yosemite Valley originated ... Tree species common on other ... Soil materials were similar in color but rock fragments were ...

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

... type of granite which is most abundant in the Merced ... by the glacier in the rock floor of the Little Yosemite and was analogous to ...

http://www.nps.gov/.../sec3a.htm