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Rocks and Their Origins

Gelesen von 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

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01 - On Rocks in General

10:32

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02 - The Limestones, Part 1

23:27

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03 - The Limestones, Part 2

19:54

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04 - The Limestones, Part 3

15:11

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05 - The Sandstones, Part 1

12:58

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06 - The Sandstones, Part 2

15:20

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07 - Clays, Shales and Slates, Part 1

13:29

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08 - Clays, Shales and Slates, Part 2

15:07

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09 - Igneous Rocks, Part 1

24:46

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10 - Igneous Rocks, Part 2

14:28

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11 - Igneous Rocks, Part 3

12:09

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12 - Metamorphic Rocks, Part 1

12:38

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13 - Metamorphic Rocks, Part 2

12:07

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14 - List of the Common Minerals that form Rocks

11:14

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