Felsic: Definition & Composition


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Felsic rocks are made of:

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1. Which statement is NOT true of granite?

2. Feldspars are composed of light metallic elements including:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Your understanding of granite and obsidian, as well as the components of felsic rocks and feldspars will be put to the test.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To clarify, you will be assessed on your grasp of:

  • The composition of felsic rocks
  • Properties of granite
  • Light metallic elements that make granite
  • Catalyst for rocks in the ocean
  • Where obsidian can be found

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding rock classification and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about various types of rocks in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related felsic rocks lesson

Additional Learning

Get a stronger handle on felsic rocks with the affiliated lesson, Felsic: Definition & Composition. With this lesson, learn more of:

  • The composition of felsic rocks
  • Many different examples of rocks
  • Relationship between rocks and volcanoes
  • Where these rocks are found