Ask-A-Geologist #8: What is obsidian rock used for?

Hi everyone! Today I am back with another fabulous question from one of our readers. Today’s question is about obsidian. John asks: What is obsidian rock used for?

Ask-A-Geologist #6: What term is used for metamorphic rocks with a banded texture?

Hi everyone! Today we have another fabulous question from one of our readers. Today’s question is about metamorphic rocks. Jason asks: What term is used for metamorphic rocks with a banded texture?

Ask-a-Geologist #4: Why do geologists tests rocks for calcite?

Today we have another great geology question from one of our readers.

Terrance writes: Why do scientists check rocks to see if they contain calcite?

Ask-a-Geologyist Q&A #3: Is it hard to be a geologist?

Once again we have another fabulous question from one of our website readers. Today’s question is about what it is like to be a geologist.

Ask-A-Geologist Q&A #2: What is syenite used for?

What is the rock syenite used for?

Fire Rocks – Our new Ask-a-Geologist Question

Question: Which rocks have the name that means fire? Answer: The mineral name pyrite is derived from the Greek word for fire.

Metamorphic Q&A

Ask-a-Geologist Q&A about Metamorphic Rocks. What rocks are changed by high pressure and high temperature?

Today’s Ask-a-Geologist Question: Banded Textures

Question: What term for metamorphic rock with banded texture?

New Ask-a-Geologist Question: Layered Rock

Question: What is the term for the layering of sedimentary rock?

Our Most Popular Ask-a-Geologist Question…..EVER!

This has to be the most-asked question we receive here at Mini Me Geology. Question: What are the hollow ball-like objects, such as quartz, which are found in sedimentary rocks?