Friday, February 25, 2011

GeoJeopardy! Fridays

Time for GeoJeopardy! Fridays, because my second PhD exam is today. Yea.

- Rocks & Minerals -

Term for a lump of gold; the farther it's traveled from its source, the more rounded it is


 The most prized turquoise is this bird-related shade


Like graphite, molybdenite is used as a solid one of these for moving parts


Calcite is recognizable from the bubbles that form when this is applied during a test


Deposits near the mouth of the Orange River have been a rich source of these precious gemstones


All the answers as well as any other previous GeoJeopardy! questions can be found over at my website by clicking the link.  

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