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molten rock in earth's mantle
magma
Name the rocklike object that looks like a mudball on the outside but is filled with crystals on the inside.
geode
decaying plant and animal material in the soil
humus
material which is a very durable artificial rock
concrete
person who studies minerals
mineralogist
a rock which smells like mud when wet
shale
rock often used in making chalkboards
slate
underground spring that shoots streams of boiling water and steam up into the air from time to time
geyser
only metal that is a liquid at room temperature
mercury
Name for oil in its natural state.
crude oil or petroleum
rare, beautiful minerals very hard but have not yet been polished
gemstones
All minerals form a special kind of solid called a ...
crystal
radioactive metal used as a source of nuclear power
uranium
lightweight, nonmagnetic, rustproof metal
aluminum
List the igneous rocks
granite, pumice, obsidian
List the sedimentary rocks
limestone, sandstone, shale
List the metamorphic rock
slate, marble
most fossils probably formed
during the Flood of Noah's time
plant and animal remains that have turned in to stone
petrified fossils
scientists who study fossils
paleontologists
fossils that form when mud buries a plant or animal and then quickly hardens around it
mold fossils