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USGS: Geological Survey Bulletin 1191 (Rock Formations ...

Gneiss is the most common rock in ... Strong uplift and deep erosion finally brought the ... The igneous material was introduced at great depth into the ...

http://www.nps.gov/.../sec4a.htm

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 ...

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

Progressive failure of sheeted rock slopes: the 2009 2010 ...

... the most common fractures exposed in Yosemite are sheeting joints formed (sub) ... joint formation in granitic rocks, Yosemite National Park. Journal of

http://www.nps.gov/.../Stock-et-al-2012-ESPL.pdf

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

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

The native plants of Yosemite National Park are a significant part of the exquisite beauty and biological ... with a common understory of whiteleaf ...

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

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 ...

http://www.nps.gov/.../D-L-Teacher-Geology-Lesson-Plan.pdf

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

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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COOKIES - National Park Service

... Students will compare and contrast different types of cookies and igneous rocks and classify them according to ... Can you see any minerals common to all the rocks?

http://www.nps.gov/.../lp3_earth_cookies.pdf

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 ...

http://www.cr.nps.gov/.../sec2b.htm