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    Rock Harmony

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    Rock Harmony (Andy Goldsworthy: “Rock Creation”) Richard Lipoczi Art 100 Jennifer Monroe 04/25/2013 Andy Goldsworthy is a British naturalist artist‚ mostly sculptor and photographer‚ creating in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. He is still alive in these days. All his works draw on their themes from the nature: he uses only natural materials in their original environments to his works. He expresses his thoughts through transforming the natural matters to certain kinds of

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    Rocks

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    the Earth’s crust‚ rock is usually defined as a mixture of common minerals. Rocks can be hard or soft‚ as small as a grain or as large as a building. They have been an integral part of the history of mankind‚ first being used as tools for hunting and defense‚ and as a building materials to construct shelters and monuments. Combined with the effects of tectonics‚ weathering and vegetation‚ rocks define the natural landscapes we see around us. The minerals and metals we find in rocks are essential to

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    Rocks

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    At a granular level‚ rocks are composed of grains of minerals‚ which‚ in turn‚ are homogeneous solids formed from a chemical compound that is arranged in an orderly manner. The aggregate minerals forming the rock are held together by chemical bonds. The types and abundance of minerals in a rock are determined by the manner in which the rock was formed. Many rocks contain silica (SiO2); a compound of silicon and oxygen that forms 74.3% of the Earth’s crust. This material forms crystals with other

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    Rocks

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    WHAT ARE ROCKS? What are Rocks? Making up most of the Earth’s crust‚ rocks are usually defined as a mixture of common minerals. Rocks can be hard or soft‚ as small as a grain or as large as a building. Combined with the effects of weathering and vegetation (vegetation can also weather rock as the tree or bush is "yanked" out of the ground by forces of wind or by merely falling over after it has died.  Root systems tend to go under the surface and attach themselves to

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    rocks

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    The rock cycle is very important to us because it explains the way the different types of rocks are formed on earth. Geologists classify rocks in three groups‚ depending on the Earth processes that made them. Some rocks are formed by heat and pressure. Other rocks are formed by weathering and erosion. The three rock groups are igneous‚ sedimentary‚ and metamorphic rocks. Igneous rocks are formed from melted rock that has cooled and solidified. They can form underground or above ground. Underground

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    STATEMENT: geologists classify rocks based on how the rocks were formed. Rocks can be classified into three categories on the basis of their formation: igneous rocks‚ sedimentary rocks and metamorphic rocks. I. The first type is igneous rocks (from the Greek word for fire) which are formed from molten rock (magma) and lava. A. Formation 1.coming up of magma through cracks 2. forming a layer on surface or filling other cracks 3. cooling forming a very hard igneous rock 4. magma on the surface

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    Country Rock / Folk Rock

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    instruments. For example in the steel pedal guitar can be plays the lead riff in “Country Roads” by John Denver. It can also be heard in “Wild Horses” by the Flying Burrito Brothers. Along with the pedal steel guitar another essential of country and folk rock is a acoustic guitar which can be heard through these albums and is the base for this genre. John Denver used Guild and Yamaha guitars‚ Neil Young played a Les Paul and Hank Williams Martin D-28. Some artists will use a variety of instruments‚ for

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    Rocks and Minerals

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    Rocks and minerals are all around us. Earth’s crust and part of its mantle are made of rock. Rocks are made of minerals and have different properties. The properties of rocks include color‚ texture‚ luster‚ and hardness. We use rocks and minerals in many different ways. The steel in our buildings is made with iron‚ which is a mineral. The clay and glass used in our pottery and dishes are made of a mixture of rocks and minerals. We even need minerals to stay healthy‚ and we get them from a variety

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    Ayers rock analysis

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    Analysis of ”Ayers Rock” (non-fictional text) 1. Title‚ author‚ year‚ basic content (summary). The text about “Ayers Rock” is written by Robyn Davidson in the year of 1989. Robyn Davidson is an Australian travel writer‚ born in 1950. The text starts out by portraying Ayers Rock from a geological perspective. It also tells about the evolution of the aborigines rights to their land. Then we hear about Robyn Davidson’s first meeting with the Ayers Rock‚ and it ends with a newer story about Robyn

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    Metamorphic Rocks

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    Metamorphic rocks are originated within the earths crust. Metamorphic rocks are created when both pressure and heat meet at the right time. During metamorphosis the rocks do not melt the heat and pressure just change the make-up of the rock. There are two types of metamorphosis low grade and high grade. Low grade metamorphosis occurs at 400 degrees C and 400MPa‚ while high grade is anything above 400 degrees c and 400MPa. Once the temperature reaches a little over 600 degrees Celsius and over 600MPa

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