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Advanced Preparation

Gather all materials together and have set assembled for each group.

Print out copies of Geology Passport for each student.

Primary Resources

Geology Passport (PDF)

Rock Specimen Definitions

Online Resources

Here is a great website with sedimentary rock classification information from Georgia Perimeter College.

Their rock classification table can be found here.

A very helpful website that is an atlas of igneous and metamorphic rocks, minerals and textures (in microscopic view) can be found here at the University of North Carolina.