GSA Connection

January 2012
Trivia Answers


Geoscience Trivia

  1. Which geological theory was started by Abraham Gottlob Werner (1750-1817)?
    NEPTUNISM (all rocks were formed in or by water)

  2. In a land seismic survey, what term is used for the hole into which an explosive charge is placed?
    SHOT HOLE

  3. Schorl is a black form of what mineral?
    TOURMALINE

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