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A naturally occuring sold mixture of one or more minerals or organic matter.
Rock
The series of processes in which a rock forms, changes from one type to another is destroyed and formed again by geological processes.
Rock cycle
THe process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transports soil and sediment from one location to another.
Erosion
The process in which material is laid down.
Deposition
The chemical makeup of a rock; describes either the minerals or other materials in the rock.
Composition
The quality of a rock that is based on the size, shape, position of the rocks gems.
Texture
Rock fromed from the cooling and solidfication of magma beneath the earths surface.
Intrusive Igneous Rock
Rock fromed from the cooling and solidfication of magma at or near the earths surface.
Extrusive Igneous Rock
Layers of rock.
Strata
The process in which sedimentary rocks are arranged in layers.
Stratification
The texture of metamorphic rock in which the mineral grains are arranged in planes or bands.
Foliated
The textrue of metamorphic rock in which the mineral grains are not arranged in planes or bands.
Non foliated
A naturally occuring sold mixture of one or more minerals or organic matter.
Rock
The series of processes in which a rock forms, changes from one type to another is destroyed and formed again by geological processes.
Rock cycle
THe process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transports soil and sediment from one location to another.
Erosion
The process in which material is laid down.
Deposition
The chemical makeup of a rock; describes either the minerals or other materials in the rock.
Composition
The quality of a rock that is based on the size, shape, position of the rocks gems.
Texture
Rock fromed from the cooling and solidfication of magma beneath the earths surface.
Intrusive Igneous Rock
Rock fromed from the cooling and solidfication of magma at or near the earths surface.
Extrusive Igneous Rock
Layers of rock.
Strata
The process in which sedimentary rocks are arranged in layers.
Stratification
The texture of metamorphic rock in which the mineral grains are arranged in planes or bands.
Foliated
The textrue of metamorphic rock in which the mineral grains are not arranged in planes or bands.
Non foliated