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Approximately 75 percent of the crust consists of oxides of silicon and aluminum (
Table 1); the bulk of the rock- forming minerals are, ... The latter combine in
various associations to form rocks of different mineral composition and origin.
Its focus instead is on human remains and artifacts that predate traditional history
and on the geological rock record that ... MARINE SEDIMENTS; IGNEOUS
ROCKS; SEDIMENTARY rocks; metamorphic rocks; rock magnetism; and sea-
sample type time-zero event qualifying remarks Igneous rock Metamorphic rock
Sedimentary rock Meteorite Organic ... rock; those sediment grains derived
without alteration from igneous or metamorphic rocks date the time of
crystallization or ...
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