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Igneous Rock
rock made from lava that has cooled and hardened
Sedimentary Rock
rock that forms from sediment and other rock particles that have settled in layers
Metamorphic Rock
rock that forms from heat and pressure
Lava
Magma that has reached the Earth's surface and has cooled and hardened
Magma
Hot, melted rock that is inside a volcano
Mineral
a NONLIVING solid found in nature
Sediments
tiny pieces of rock material carried by water
Volcano
an opening through which magma escapes to the earth's surface
core
the inner layer that forms the center of the earth
mantle
the thick layer that forms the center of the earth
crust
the outer layer of the earth
rock
hard and made of minerals
rock cycle
rocks changing from one type to another
the 3 properties of minerals
shape, color, and hardness
biotite
brown to black pieces