geology

Granite – facts

Granite is one of the most common and recognizable intrusive igneous rocks. It is usually coarse-grained and is primarily composed of feldspar, hornblende, and quartz. [ Also Read about Weathering – mechanical, chemical ] Granite – group, mineralogy, test, locale Group: Igneous; intrusiveMineralogy: Quartz, feldspar, hornblende, biotite, and magnetiteKey test(s): Often pinkish; exfoliationLikely locale(s): Mountainous […]

Weathering

In this post, we will discuss an important topic of Geology, and it is Weathering. We will see what weathering is and how it occurs. We will also find terms like Mechanical Weathering and Chemical Weathering, and how these happen and how they are related. Weathering Weathering is what takes place when a body of […]

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