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Georgia State University
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Geol 1122k - Introductory Geosciences Ii

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INTERLUDE C READING QUIZ As they pass through the rock cycle atoms stay within the same mineral move through the rock cycle in the same manner do not move through the rock cycle at the same rate that were adjacent to each other remain near each other FEEDBACK Atoms that move through the rock cycle do not move at the same rate and therefore rocks found at Earth s surface can be of very different ages Identify the FALSE statement Most atoms that are found in continental crust never return to the mantle because continental crust is too buoyant to subduct New material cannot enter the rock cycle only the material that is in the cycle now can be recycled Ocean crust does not erode and generally does not follow the path to sedimentary rock in the rock cycle Rocks in the Appalachian Mountains have passed through many stages of the rock cycle throughout the last billion years FEEDBACK New material can enter the rock cycle as magma rises from the mantle and enters the crust Identify the FALSE statement A rock in any given class doesn t last forever because Earth materials can change from one type to another over time Earth is an actively changing dynamic system all rocks in the crust will at some point be subducted and melted to create igneous rock uplift weathering burial and heating melting can transform one rock type into another FEEDBACK Since continental crust cannot subduct it is incorrect to say that all crustal rocks will at one time or another be subducted to make igneous rocks Identify the FALSE statement The rock cycle does not exist on the Moon because the Moon has no atmosphere plate tectonics is not active on the Moon there are no oceans on the Moon the Moon is much younger than the Earth and hasn t had enough time to weather erode FEEDBACK Because the Moon has no atmosphere oceans or active plate tectonic system the rock cycle does not exist The age of the Moon has nothing to do with the presence or absence of the rock cycle Identify the FALSE statement The



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