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Quartzite

Quartzite (from Quarzit) is a hard, non-foliated metamorphic rock which was originally pure quartz sandstone. [1]

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Anglesey

Anglesey (Ynys Môn) is an island off the north-west coast of Wales.

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Appalachian Mountains

The Appalachian Mountains (or,There are at least eight possible pronunciations depending on three factors.

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Arenig

In geology, the Arenigian (or 'Arenig') refers both to a time interval during the Lower Ordovician period and also to the suite of rocks which were deposited during this interval.

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Arizona

Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; O'odham: Alĭ ṣonak) is a state in the southwestern region of the United States.

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Arkle (Sutherland)

Arkle is a mountain in Sutherland, situated in the far north-west corner of the Scottish Highlands.

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Baraboo Range

Baraboo Range is a syncline located in Columbia and Sauk Counties, Wisconsin.

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Belt Supergroup

The Belt Supergroup, is an assemblage of Mesoproterozoic sedimentary rocks, primarily mudstones, which outcrop chiefly in western Montana, but also exposed in Idaho, Washington, Wyoming, and British Columbia.

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Cambrian

The Cambrian is the first geological period of the Paleozoic Era, lasting from to million years ago (mya) and is succeeded by the Ordovician.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States.

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Devil's Lake State Park (Wisconsin)

Devil's Lake State Park is a state park located in the Baraboo Range in eastern Sauk County, just south of Baraboo, Wisconsin.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Ferrosilicon

Ferrosilicon is a ferroalloy, an alloy of iron and silicon with an average silicon content between 15 and 90 weight percent.

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Flint

Flint is a hard, sedimentary cryptocrystalline form of the mineral quartz, categorized as a variety of chert.

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Foinaven

Foinaven (Fionne Bheinn) is a mountain in Scotland, situated in the far north-west corner of the Scottish Highlands.

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Fossil

Fossils (from Classical Latin fossilis; literally, "obtained by digging") are the preserved remains or traces of animals, plants, and other organisms from the remote past.

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Hartshill

Hartshill is a large village in the borough of North Warwickshire, England.

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Holy Island, Anglesey

Holy Island (Ynys Gybi, 'the island of (Saint) Cybi') is an island on the western side of the larger Isle of Anglesey, North Wales, from which it is separated by a narrow, winding channel.

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Idaho

Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States.

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La Cloche Mountains

The La Cloche Mountains, also called the La Cloche Range, are a range of hills in Northern Ontario, along the northern shore of Lake Huron near Manitoulin Island.

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Loch Eriboll

Loch Eriboll (Scottish Gaelic: "Loch Euraboil") is a long sea loch on the north coast of Scotland, which has been used for centuries as a deep water anchorage as it is safe from the often stormy seas of Cape Wrath and the Pentland Firth.

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Long Mynd

The Long Mynd is a heath and moorland plateau that forms part of the Shropshire Hills in Shropshire, England.

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Magnetite

Magnetite is a mineral, one of the three common naturally occurring iron oxides (chemical formula Fe3O4) and a member of the spinel group.

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Maria fold and thrust belt

The Maria fold and thrust belt (MFTB) is a portion of the North American Cordillera orogen in which geological structures accommodate roughly north-south to northwest-southeast vergent Mesozoic age crustal shortening.

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Metamorphic rock

Metamorphic rocks arise from the transformation of existing rock types, in a process called metamorphism, which means "change in form".

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Metamorphism

Metamorphism is the change of minerals or geologic texture (distinct arrangement of minerals) in pre-existing rocks (protoliths), without the protolith melting into liquid magma (a solid-state change).

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Minnesota

Minnesota (locally) is a state in the Midwestern United States.

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Moine Thrust Belt

The Moine Thrust Belt is a linear geological feature in the Scottish Highlands which runs from Loch Eriboll on the north coast south-west to the Sleat peninsula on the Isle of Skye.

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Monte Binga

Monte Binga is the highest mountain in Mozambique and the second highest mountain in Zimbabwe.

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Mozambique

Mozambique, officially the Republic of Mozambique (Moçambique or República de Moçambique), is a country in Southeast Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and Swaziland and South Africa to the southwest.

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Neomorphism

Neomorphism refers to the wet metamorphic process in which diagenetic alterations systematically transform minerals into either polymorphs or crystalline structures that are structurally identical to the rock(s) from which they developed.

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Nuneaton

Nuneaton is the largest town in the Borough of Nuneaton and Bedworth and in the English county of Warwickshire.

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Ontario

Ontario is one of the ten provinces of Canada, located in east-central Canada.

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Ordovician

The Ordovician is a geologic period and system, the second of six of the Paleozoic Era, and covers the time between and million years ago.

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Orogeny

Orogeny refers to forces and events leading to a large structural deformation of the Earth's lithosphere (crust and uppermost mantle) due to the interaction between tectonic plates.

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Precambrian

Positions of landmasses near the end of the Precambrian The Precambrian or Pre-Cambrian; sometimes abbreviated pЄ is the largest span of time in Earth's history before the current Phanerozoic Eon, and is a Supereon divided into several eons of the geologic time scale.

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Quartz

Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's continental crust, after feldspar.

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Quartz arenite

A quartz arenite or quartzarenite is a sandstone composed of greater than 90% detrital quartz, with limited amounts of other framework grains (feldspar, lithic fragments, etc.) and matrix.

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Quartzsite, Arizona

Quartzsite is a town in La Paz County, Arizona, United States.

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Rutile

Rutile is a mineral composed primarily of titanium dioxide, TiO2.

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Sandstone

Sandstone (sometimes known as arenite) is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized minerals or rock grains.

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Scottish Highlands

The Scottish Highlands, known locally simply as the Highlands (A' Ghàidhealtachd, "the place of the Gaels"; the Hielands) are a historic region of Scotland.

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Sedimentary rock

Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed by the deposition of material at the Earth's surface and within bodies of water.

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Shropshire

Shropshire (or; alternatively Salop;Blandings: English Counties – broken link abbreviated, in print only, Shrops) is a county in the West Midlands of England.

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Silicon

Silicon is a chemical element with symbol Si and atomic number 14.

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Silicon carbide

Silicon carbide (SiC), also known as carborundum, is a compound of silicon and carbon with chemical formula SiC.

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Silicon dioxide

Silicon dioxide, also known as silica (from the Latin silex), is a chemical compound that is an oxide of silicon with the chemical formula.

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Skye

Skye or the Isle of Skye (An t-Eilean Sgitheanach or Eilean a' Cheò) is the largest and most northerly major island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

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Soil

Soil is the mixture of minerals, organic matter, gases, liquids, and the countless organisms that together support life on earth.

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South Dakota

South Dakota (locally) is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States.

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Stiperstones

The Stiperstones is a distinctive hill in the county of Shropshire, England.

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Stone Age

The Stone Age is a broad prehistoric period during which stone was widely used to make implements with a sharp edge, a point, or a percussion surface.

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Stone tool

A stone tool is, in the most general sense, any tool made either partially or entirely out of stone.

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Tectonics

Tectonics (from the Late Latin tectonicus from the Greek τεκτονικός, "pertaining to building") is concerned with the processes which control the structure and properties of the Earth's crust, and its evolution through time.

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The Wrekin

The Wrekin is a hill in east Shropshire, England.

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Track ballast

Track ballast forms the trackbed upon which railway sleepers (UK) or railroad ties (US) are laid.

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Utah

Utah (or; (Áshįįh bi Tó Hahoodzo; Arapaho: Wo'tééneihí) is a state in the western United States. It became the 45th state admitted to the Union on January 4, 1896. Utah is the 13th-largest, the 33rd-most populous, and the 10th-least-densely populated of the 50 United States. Utah has a population of about 2.9 million, approximately 80% of whom live along the Wasatch Front, centering on Salt Lake City. Utah is bordered by Colorado to the east, Wyoming to the northeast, Idaho to the north, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west. It also touches a corner of New Mexico in the southeast. Approximately 62% of Utahns are reported to be members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or LDS (Mormons), which greatly influences Utah culture and daily life. The world headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) is located in Utah's state capital, Salt Lake City., the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, pp 99–100. Retrieved July 2, 2008. Utah is the most religiously homogeneous state in the United States, the only state with a Mormon majority, and the only state with a majority population belonging to a single church. The state is a center of transportation, education, information technology and research, government services, mining, and a major tourist destination for outdoor recreation. In 2013, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated that Utah had the second fastest-growing population of any state. St. George was the fastest–growing metropolitan area in the United States from 2000 to 2005. Utah also has the 14th highest median average income out of U.S. states, and has the 2nd highest income when adjusted for cost of living. A 2012 Gallup national survey found Utah overall to be the "best state to live in" based on 13 forward-looking measurements including various economic, lifestyle, and health-related outlook metrics.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south.

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Wasatch Range

The Wasatch Range is a mountain range that stretches approximately from the Utah-Idaho border, south through central Utah in the western United States.

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Weathering

Weathering is the breaking down of rocks, soil and minerals as well as artificial materials through contact with the Earth's atmosphere, biota and waters.

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.

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Zircon

Zircon (or; including hyacinth or yellow zircon) is a mineral belonging to the group of nesosilicates.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quartzite

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