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What is the process by which sediment is removed from its source, wind,water,ice, or gravity from 1 place to another? Erosion
What is the naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals and organic matter? a rock
what is texture based on? size, shape, position
In the rock cycle, new rock is from old rock
The process in which sediment moved by erosion is dropped and comes to rest is called? Deposition
Texture is the ___ of a rock Quality
What is a strata? Layer of rock
non-foliated Texture of metamorphic and aren't arranged in planes or bands
foliate texture of metamorphic rock and are arranged in planes or bands
Stratification process in which sedimentary rocks are arranged in layers
what is Extrusive igneous rock formed as a result of...? volcanic activity near Earth's surface
What is formed from the cooling and solidification of magma beneath the Earth's surface? Intrusive igneous rock
Sedimentary rocks are arranged in layers is called.. Stratification
what is the continual process by which new rock forms from old rock material rock cycle
What breaks down rock into fragments? weathering
Erosion removes_____ from its source Sediment
Deposition is...? As sediment drops and comes to rest, sedimentary rock is formed
Process by which rock is within the Earth's moves to the surface is Uplift
Metamorphic rock formation occurs when ____ and ____ are high enough to change sedimentary rock into metamorphic rock. temperature, pressure
Created by: Emmalou2