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QUESTION: Hello,

Could I sent a direct message to you with pictures of the rock so I can determine if the rocks are igneous, metamorphic or sedimentary rocks and also what the name of the rock might be?

Regards,
Daniel

ANSWER: Sure send them to this site or if you have more than one or two...send them to keithhpatton at hotmail dot com.

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QUESTION: I have sent you the email. If you can email me back as soon as possible! Thank you!

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I don't normally do homework or class work.

There looked to be both rocks and minerals in the photos these are the only ones I could deduce without being able to handle the samples.


2 Hematite
4 Coal probably bituminous
5 feldspar or marble
19 calcite
23 gneiss
28 basalt
7 biotite mica
4 galena
6 graphite
20 charnocite (metamorphosed granite)

The numbers are those in the pictures.

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