Rocks and Their Origins


Read by J. M. Smallheer

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Do you know the difference between sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks? Are you interested in their geologic origin, chemical composition or how each type affects the landscape? Do you know the differences between limestone, granite and marble as building materials? You will find these and lots of other interesting facts about rocks in this second edition of "Rocks and Their Origins" published in 1922. The author, Grenville A. J. Cole, was an English geologist, Professor of Geology in the Royal College of Science for Ireland and an avid cyclist. (summary by J. M. Smallheer) (3 hr 35 min)

Chapters

00 - Preface 2:23 Read by J. M. Smallheer
01 - On Rocks in General 10:32 Read by J. M. Smallheer
02 - The Limestones, Part 1 23:27 Read by J. M. Smallheer
03 - The Limestones, Part 2 19:54 Read by J. M. Smallheer
04 - The Limestones, Part 3 15:11 Read by J. M. Smallheer
05 - The Sandstones, Part 1 12:58 Read by J. M. Smallheer
06 - The Sandstones, Part 2 15:20 Read by J. M. Smallheer
07 - Clays, Shales and Slates, Part 1 13:29 Read by J. M. Smallheer
08 - Clays, Shales and Slates, Part 2 15:07 Read by J. M. Smallheer
09 - Igneous Rocks, Part 1 24:46 Read by J. M. Smallheer
10 - Igneous Rocks, Part 2 14:28 Read by J. M. Smallheer
11 - Igneous Rocks, Part 3 12:09 Read by J. M. Smallheer
12 - Metamorphic Rocks, Part 1 12:38 Read by J. M. Smallheer
13 - Metamorphic Rocks, Part 2 12:07 Read by J. M. Smallheer
14 - List of the Common Minerals that form Rocks 11:14 Read by J. M. Smallheer