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Lecture #03

Examples of Common Rocks
-Igneous Rocks - Sedimentary Rocks - Metamorphic Rocks

Igneous Rocks
1- Andesite 2- Basalt Porphory 3- Basalt 4- Diorite 5- Gabbro 6- Obsidian 7- Rhyolite 8- Rhyolite Porphory

Andesite

Basalt Porphory

Basalt

Diorite

Gabbro

Obsidian

Rhyolite

Rhyolite Porphory

Sedimentary Rocks
1- Chalk 2- Chert 3- Chert Breccia 4- Conglomerate 5- Dolomite 6- Evaporite 7- Fossiliforous Limestone 8- Lithographic Limestone 9- Sandstone 10- Shale

Chalk

Chert

Chert-Breccia

Conglomerate

Evaporite

Dolomite

Fossiliforous Limestone

Lithographic Limetone

Sandstone

Shale

Metamorphic Rocks
1- Gneiss 2- Marble 3- Phyllite 4- Quartzite 5- Schist 6- Slate

Gneiss

Schist

Phyllite

Quartzite

Marble

Slate

Chrystallography
1- Isometric 2- Tetragonal 3-Hexagonal 4- Orthorhombic 5- Monoclinic 6- Evaporite

(4A3 3A2 6P )

(6A4 7A3 4A2 9P C)

Isometric

Tetraragonal (1A4 4A2 5P )

Hexagonal (1A6 6A2 7P C )

Orthohombic (3A2 3P C )

Monoclinic (1A2 1P C )