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What is rock


How do rocks differ from each other? rocks differ from each other in their : mineral content,colour,hardness and texture
Name the 3 three different groups of rock The 3 different groups of rock are Igneous,Sedimentary and Metamorphic
How are rocks grouped? Rocks are grouped according to the way that they are formed
How are Igneous rocks formed? Igneous rocks are formed as a result of volcanic activity.Hot molten magma cooled down and solidified,either on the surface or within the crust
How are Sedimentary rocks formed? Sedimantary rocks are formed from the remains of other rocks,plant life and animal life.The remains were deposited on the beds of seas,lakes and land.They were then compressed and cemented together
How are Metamorphic rocks formed? Metamorphic rocks are rocks that have been changed in shape or form by great heat and pressure.They previously existed as Sedimentary or Igneous rocks before being changed
What are rocks made of? Rocks are made up of various minerals that are held together by natural cement
What is the most common rock type found in Ireland? limestone is the most common rock type found in Ireland
Created by: rlynch