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    Scandinavian method of quarrying; splitting blocks along the rift and grain. Ryegate, Vermont.  
  1. Geologic Time
    1. Geologic Time, USGS
    2. Geologic Time Scale
  2. Rock Formation
    1. Plate Tectonics
  3. Rock Classification
    1. Rock Classification
    2. The Bristish Geological Survey Rock Classification Scheme (advanced)
    3. A Web Gallery of Stone Buildings and Their Building Stone, Bruce Railsback, Professor, Department of Geology, University of Georgia
  4. Igneous
    1. Igneous Rock Classification, Igneous Rocks, Lynn S. Fichter, Department of Geology and Environmental Science, James Madison University (great, graphic introduction)
    2. Igneous Rocks, Wikipedia
    3. Bates, Robert L.Geology of the Industrial Minerials. Igneous Rocks, Chapter 3. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1969. Download PDF file.
  5. Metamorphic
    1. Classification and textures, Metamorphic Rocks, Geological Sciences, Cal Poly
    2. Metamorphic Rocks, Wikipedia
    3. Bates, Robert L. Geology of the Industrial Minerials. Metamorphic Rocks, Chapter 4. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1969. Download PDF file.
  6. Sedimentary
    1. Rock Classification, Depositional Environments, Mesa Community College
    2. Sedimentary Rocks, Wikipedia
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