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rock Types

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Igneous Rock Rock formed from Magma
The Thee factors that effect whether a rock melts temperature, pressure, and the presence of fluids in the rock. sometimes when extra pressure is removed from the rock.
Partial Melting When different minerals in a rock have have different melting points.
Highest Melting Points=????? Crystallizes first!!!!!!!!!
Fractional Crystallization Crystallization and removal of different minerals when cooling. These are the biggest rocks.
Sedimentary Rocks Rocks that are formed from sediment that is squeezed together.
Metamorphic Rock Existing Rocks that change their form.
Bowen's Reaction Series A pattern that shows how crystals form when magma is cooling.
More Resistant to to weather=????? The higher number of bonds it will have.
Chemical Stability the better a rock is at keeping its chemical compounds the more stable it is.
Intrusive Igneous Rock Magma that cools inside the crust
Extrusive Igneous Rock Lava that cools at the Earth's surface.
Porphyritic texture Igneous Rock that has a mixture of large and small crystals
glassy magma with very small minerals
vesicles Magma that forms bubbles
Created by: summer.kizy