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Economic Geology & Mineral Resources Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the name of hot fluids that transport water soluble minerals near a magma body?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a type of tectonic plate boundary?

Question 3 3. Why DOESN'T the increased age of a mineral resource generally increase its value?

Question 4 4. Why would you expect to find rich mineral resources on land associated with divergent plate boundaries?

Question 5 5. Why are transform boundaries less likely to be associated with valuable mineral resources?

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Question 6 6. Where in the United States would you be more likely to find evaporites?

Question 7 7. What is the rock deposit formed during late stage crystallization?

Question 8 8. Which is not a process that can concentrate mineral resources?

Question 9 9. How do placer deposits form?

Question 10 10. Which statement best reflects the nature of our oil resources?

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Question 11 11. Which statements about the processes that form mineral deposits are not true?

Question 12 12. Which of the following mineral deposits are formed by biological processes?

Question 13 13. Why are non-mineral resources, such as oil, included in the general category of mineral resources?

Question 14 14. Which statement best defines economic geology?

Question 15 15. Subduction zones are responsible for forming over half of _____.

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