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Title Comment Keywords
Rocks and Minerals n.a. / n.a. rock, mineral, igneous rock, sedimentary rock, metamorphic rock, extrusive igneous rock, intrusive igneous rock, clastic sedimentary rock, biologic sedimentary rock, chemical sedimentary rock, foliated metamorphic rock, non-foliated metamorphic rock
Continental Crust 08:12 - 09:20 (01:08) / 1.2 MB "Thomas Henyey", "continental crust", "igneous rock", metamorphism, "sedimentary rock", "igneous rock", "metamorphic rock", "sedimentary rock", silicate
Continental Crust 08:12 - 09:20 (01:08) / 1.2 MB "Thomas Henyey", "continental crust", "igneous rock", metamorphism, "sedimentary rock", "igneous rock", "metamorphic rock", "sedimentary rock", silicate
Mountain Building and the Growth of Continents 30 minutes / n.a. orogeny, mountain, continent, erosion, crust, mantle, uplift, subduction, sediment, "metamorphic rock", craton, collision, "sedimentary rock", "ocean basin", lithosphere, "igneous rock", accretion
Orogeny at the Edge of Continents 09:29 - 10:36 (01:07) / 1.3 MB sediment, orogeny, lithosphere, continent, "convergent plate", pressure, subduction, volcano, "island arc", "continental margin", trench, uplift, heat, melting, "metamorphic rock", crust, "igneous rock", granite
Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks 10:36 - 11:12 (00:36) / 0.4 MB mountain, "metamorphic rock", "igneous rock", orogeny, sediment, fold, melting, "granitic rock", magma, mantle, basalt, crust, "Jason Saleeby"
The Rock Cycle 11:12 - 11:57 (00:45) / 1.1 MB sediment, continent, magma, mantle, subduction, "sea floor", volcanism, "sedimentary rock", "metamorphic rock", "igneous rock", "rock cycle", crust, erosion, orogeny
Composition of the Ocean Crust 11:57 - 12:43 (00:46) / 0.9 MB crust, magmatism, mantle, basalt, "igneous rock", metamorphism, sedimentation, deformation, melting, mountain, orogeny, deposition, basin, "proto-ocean crust", granite, "Jason Saleeby"
Subduction and Accretion 13:27 - 14:37 (01:10) / 1.4 MB subduction, accretion, mountain, orogeny, lithosphere, India, Asia, "ocean basin", collision, "sedimentary rock", "metamorphic rock", "igneous rock", "convergent plate margin", Madagascar, Fiji
Seaward Jump of Subduction Zone 14:37 - 15:08 (00:31) / 0.5 MB subduction, metamorphism, "igneous rock", continent, collision, seamount, island, trench, "convergent plate"
How Far Did These Terranes Travel 17:18 - 18:25 (01:07) / 1.2 MB terrane, "exotic terrane", "suspect terrane", paleomagnetism, fossil, "oceanic crust", continent, accretion, mountain, "metamorphic rock", "igneous rock", "J. Lawford Anderson"
Nonconformity 19:30 - 20:30 (01:00) / 1.4 MB "Dee Trent", nonconformity, unconformity, "geologic structure", erosion, "sea level change", "tectonic activity", deposition, "metamorphic rock", "igneous rock", "sea level change", erosion, "sedimentary rock", contact
Katmai Research Project 24:24 - 25:42 (01:18) / 2.3 MB "John Eichelberger", volcano, "Mount Katmai", eruption, prediction, "ore deposit", magma, temperature, "igneous rock", "hydrothermal system", geothermal, energy
Volcanic Eruptions 00:40 - 02:04 (01:24) / 1.6 MB volcano, eruption, "lava flow", magma, crust, mantle, crystallization, intrusion, "igneous rock", "Mount Saint Helens", Kilauea, "James Sadd"
Igneous Rocks 02:04 - 03:09 (01:05) / 1.1 MB volcano, "James Hutton", "Abraham Vernor", granite, Scotland, "igneous rock", eruption, volcano, magma
Minerals Crystalize 07:53 - 08:44 (00:51) / 0.9 MB crystal, "J. Lawford Anderson", "igneous rock", mineral, magma, plagioclase, olivine, potassium, feldspar, quartz
Lab Limitations 12:38 - 13:04 (00:26) / 0.7 MB plutonic, "James Sadd", cooling, water, magma, intrusion, "igneous rock", tectonic
Plutons 17:40 - 18:02 (00:22) / 0.6 MB pluton, "igneous rock", continent, crust, sediment, mafic, magma, "convergent plate", granite
Igneous Intrusion Types 18:59 - 20:12 (01:13) / 1.5 MB "igneous rock", intrusion, dike, sill, laccolith, stock, pluton, batholith
Lava Lamp Model 20:12 - 20:52 (00:40) / 0.7 MB lithosphere, magma, density, plutonic, "igneous rock", intrusion, batholith, pluton, "James Sadd"
Crustal Evolution Clues 22:15 - 22:45 (00:30) / 0.8 MB "igneous rock", "tectonic activity", komatiite, basalt, heat
Similar Planet Origins 25:30 - 26:05 (00:35) / 0.9 MB heat, intrusion, "igneous rock", granite, sediment, continent, ocean, crust, gabbro, basalt, mantle, ultramafic, planet, "Solar System", "James Sadd"
Value of Intrusive Igneous Processes 26:05 - 26:58 (00:53) / 1.2 MB "igneous rock", intrusion, mineral, lithosphere, ore, metal, gem, "tectonic activity", planet, magma, crystal, ocean, continent, mountain, "James Sadd"
Weathering and Erosion 03:22 - 03:58 (00:36) / 0.6 MB "Dee Trent", crust, "igneous rock", "metamorphic rock", "sedimentary rock", "Earth's surface", weathering, erosion, "rock composition", "mechanical weathering", "chemical weathering", mineral
Metamorphic Rocks 30 minutes / n.a. metamorphism, temperature, pressure, "metamorphic rock", mineral, "plate tectonics", time, crust, composition, "snowball garnet", "sedimentary rock", "igneous rock", heat, crystal
Metamorphic Rocks 02:46 - 03:20 (00:34) / 0.7 MB "metamorphic rock", "fine-grained", granite, marble, "sedimentary rock", "igneous rock", metamorphism
Conditions of Metamorphism 04:19 - 05:00 (00:41) / 0.8 MB "Douglas M. Morton", metamorphism, weathering, sedimentation, "sedimentary rock", temperature, pressure, melting, "igneous rock", "Earth's surface"
Rising Temperature 09:55 - 10:40 (00:45) / 1.3 MB "directed stress", temperature, mineral, "metamorphic rock", recrystallization, texture, "igneous rock", "sedimentary rock", limestone, calcite, heat, metamorphism, crystal
Melting 10:40 - 11:12 (00:32) / 0.7 MB metamorphism, temperature, melting, "igneous rock", "metamorphic rock", geologist, megmatite, granite, burial
Contact Metamorphism 13:53 - 14:52 (00:59) / 1.3 MB "Douglas M. Morton", "contact metamorphism", marble, intrusion, "igneous rock", tonalite, limestone, element, "chemical reaction", iron, aluminum, silicon, garnet, silica, wollastonite, "calcium silicate"
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