Friday, October 08, 2010

GeoJeopardy! Fridays

Time for GeoJeopardy! Fridays, because who can't use a little trivia while you're not doing work.

- Geology -

The mineral Andalusite was discovered in & named for a region in this country


Fluvial is a term that refers to these geographic features


Granite is composed mainly of feldspar & this transparent crystalline material


A 79 A.D. letter about the death of this "Elder" scientist had the first accurate description of a volcanic eruption


In 1812 this German scientist devised a scale to measure the hardness of minerals


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