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CEMENTATION
A process in which minerals act like cement to hold sediments together.
CHEMICAL ROCKS
Sedimentary rocks made up of chemical sediment.
CLASTIC ROCKS
Sedimentary rocks that form from pieces of other rocks.
CONCRETIONS
A ball shaped rock.
EXTRUSIVE ROCKS
Igneous rocks that form from lava.
FELSITE
A light colored igneous rock with crystals that cannot be seen with the naked eye.
FOLIATED ROCKS
Metamorphic rocks that have minerals arranged in bands or that are made up of layers.
GEODE
A hollow rock with mineral crystals lining the inside surface.
IGNEOUS ROCKS
Rocks formed from molten rock material that cools and hardens.
METAMORPHIC ROCKS
Rocks that have been changed by heat or pressure.
ORGANIC ROCKS
Sedimnetary rocks made up of the remains of living things.
ORGANIC SEDIMENTS
Sediments made up of the remains of living things.
PORPHYRY
An igneous rock with both large and small mineral crystals.
ROCK CYCLE
The process of change that shows how the different types of rock are related and how rock material is used.
SEDIMENTARY ROCKS
Rocks formed from sediment.