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  • 1. 
    "drill operator"'s job was?
    • A. 

      Drilling holes

    • B. 

      Making tunnel

    • C. 

      Dentist assistant

    • D. 

      Drilling dinominte

  • 2. 
    During what geological time (name) were ore minerals formed? (ex. __________)
  • 3. 
    Geologic age for the rocks found in Highlands? Geologic Period? Absolute age? (ex. era_______, ______, _ . _ bill yrs)
  • 4. 
    Geologic age for the rocks found in Piedmont? Geologic Period? Absolute age? (ex. era_______, _____ - ______, _ _ _ - _ _ _ mill yrs)
  • 5. 
  • 6. 
    In which of physiographic provinces is MCC located in? (ex. ____ ____)
  • 7. 
    In which psysiological province of NJ is the Sterling Mine located? (ex. _______ )
  • 8. 
    Jurrasic period is geological period of which era? (ex. ______ era)
  • 9. 
    Miner's job was....?
    • A. 

      Collect rocks

    • B. 

      Throw rocks at other miners

    • C. 

      Transport rocks

    • D. 

      Hide rocks

  • 10. 
    "grizzly man" was responsible for....?
    • A. 

      Breaking down large rocks to make them fit

    • B. 

      Protecting the mine from grizzly bears

    • C. 

      Breading grizzly bears

    • D. 

      Throwing rocks at possible grizzly bears found in depths of the mine

  • 11. 
    Name of the part of NJ where basaltic lava flows are most abundant and forming the rift basin structure? Located in? (ex. _____ basin, _______)
  • 12. 
    What 3 minerals are fluorescent? What color is typical or each of those 3 minerals? (ex. mineral - color > c_____ - _____, w_____ - _____,  e_____ - _____ _____)
  • 13. 
    What chemical element is responsible for fluorosene in fluorescent minerals at the sterling hill mine? In other words, which element is an activator? (ex. _________)
  • 14. 
    "honey dipper" was responsible for ....?
    • A. 

      Waste bucket removal

    • B. 

      Dipping cookies into honey and feeding the miners

    • C. 

      Collecting honey

    • D. 

      Poop/pee removal

  • 15. 
    What chemincal element is the purpose for the mining at the mine? (ex. ______ )
  • 16. 
    What geological processes caused formation of ore minerals in the hosted rock? (ex. regional _______ )
  • 17. 
    What global plate tectonics event is associated with Jurrasic basaltic lava flows in NJ? (ex. the _____ of ______ )
  • 18. 
    What is a practical use of ore minerals from the Sterling Mine? List 3. (ex. ____, _____, _____)
    • A. 

      Tires

    • B. 

      Pennies

    • C. 

      Lamps

    • D. 

      Pens

    • E. 

      Sunscreen

    • F. 

      Plastic bottles

    • G. 

      Cosmetics

    • H. 

      Medicine, vitamins

  • 19. 
    What is the geologic era and absolute age of the host rock? (ex. Geologic_____, Absolute_________)
  • 20. 
    What kind of rock is the host rock? (ex. _________)
  • 21. 
    What kind of specialist worked in the mine? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Elevator operator

    • B. 

      Coffee man

    • C. 

      Miners

    • D. 

      Mail man

    • E. 

      Honey dipper

    • F. 

      Waiters

    • G. 

      Grizzly man

    • H. 

      Drink holder

    • I. 

      Drill operator

    • J. 

      "shrink"

  • 22. 
    What ore minerals were mined in the Sterling Mine? (ex. f________, w________, z_______)
  • 23. 
    What rock is hosting the ore? (ex. Franklin ______ )
  • 24. 
    What rocks are found in Highlands? (ex. g_____, m______, s_______)
  • 25. 
    What rocks are found in Piedmont? (ex. b_____, p______, s_______)
  • 26. 
    What specific depositions occurred during formation of ores (according to one of the models)? (ex. _____ ______ )
  • 27. 
    What two provinces are we crossing on the way from the college to the Mine? (ex. ______, ______ )
  • 28. 
    What year was the mine closed? (ex. _ _ _ _)
  • 29. 
    What year was the museum opened? (ex. _ _ _ _)
  • 30. 
    Why did the mine close?
    • A. 

      Too expensive to operate

    • B. 

      Taxes rose

    • C. 

      Price of zinc went down

    • D. 

      Sold to russians

    • E. 

      Ran out of zinc

  • 31. 
    "elevator operator" was responsible for?
    • A. 

      Takes miners to different levels of the mine

    • B. 

      Makes sure nice calm music plays in the elevator

    • C. 

      Shouts "up!" and "down!"

    • D. 

      Politely greets guests

    • E. 

      Assists with emergency evacuations