Final geology lab project part 3

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Final geology lab project part 3

  1. 1. Cascade Slide <ul><li>This specimen may be monticellite marble. </li></ul><ul><li>The white calcite and tiny green diopside are clearly visible. There are also small tan-colored crystals that may be monticellite (Tracy, 991). </li></ul>
  2. 2. Cascade Slide <ul><li>Blue Calcite with tiny green crystals of diopside. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Cascade Slide <ul><li>Olivine metagabbro is included in the USGS for Essex county. This green rock, found at Cascade slide, resembles pictures of olivine found on the Internet. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Cascade Slide <ul><li>Pink, angular stone </li></ul><ul><li>Orthoclase feldspar </li></ul><ul><li>According to Roadside Geology, plagioclase feldspar could be found at this location (Van Diver, 308). </li></ul>http://www4.uwm.edu/course/422-100/Mineral_Rocks/orthoclase_feldspar_data.html , http://www.cartage.org.lb/en/themes/sciences/earthscience/geology/rocksandminerals/mineralsandrocks/minerals/Potassium/Potassium.htm
  5. 5. Cascade Slide
  6. 6. Owl’s Head Mountain <ul><li>A view from the top of Owl’s Head Mountain, in the High Peaks Region. </li></ul><ul><li>Exposed rock on the summit is composed of Van Hoevenberg Gneiss (Jaffe, 80). </li></ul>
  7. 7. Owl’s Head Summit The summit of Owl’s Head is composed mainly of Van Hoevenberg Gneiss (Jaffe, 80).
  8. 8. Owl’s Head Mountain: Melagabbro <ul><li>According to Jaffe, the darker colored rock part way up Owl’s Head Mountain is melagabbro (Jaffe, 80). </li></ul>Melagabbro rock on Owl’s Head Mt.
  9. 9. Owl’s Head
  10. 10. Owl’s Head
  11. 11. Owl’s Head
  12. 12. References <ul><li>Adirondack Explorer Outtakes. DEC won’t rebuild Duck Hole dam. http://adirondackexplorer.org/out-takes/2011/11/16/dec-wont-rebuild-duck-hole-dam / </li></ul><ul><li>Jaffe, Howard W. and Elizabeth B. (1986). Geology of the Adirondack High Peaks Region: A Hiker’s Guide . Adirondack Mountain Club, Inc., Lake George, NY. </li></ul><ul><li>Tracy, Robert J. (1978). Monticellite marble at Cascade Mountain, Adirondack Mountains, New York . American Minerologist. 63, 991-999. </li></ul><ul><li>USGS science for a changing world. Geologic units in Essex county. http://tin.er.usgs.gov/geology/state/fips-unit.php?code= f36031 </li></ul><ul><li>Van Diver, Bradford B. (1985). Roadside Geology of New York. Mountain Press Publishing Company. </li></ul>

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