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Rock Cycle

Rocks that are formed due to heat from the mantle and pressure from layers above. Metamorphic rock
Rocks that form when either lava on Earth's surface or Magma under Earth's surface cools. Igneous rock
Rocks that form from sediments being compacted and cemented together. Sedimentary rock
The process of rocks breaking down into tiny pieces of sediment like sand, and being moved to another area. Weather and Erosion
The process that occurs when rocks become magma. Melting
Melted rock that is below Earth's surface Magma
Tiny rock particles made from the weathering process Sediment
Melted rock that comes onto Earth's surface Lava
The processes that turn sediments into sedimentary rocks. Compacting and Cementing
Where the rock cycle begins. Anywhere
The process that turns magma and lava into igneous rock. Cooling
Igneous rocks made from lava that cools on Earth's surface. Extrusive igneous rocks
Igneous rocks made from magma that cools below Earth's surface. Intrusive igneous rocks
The processes that turn rocks into metamorphic rocks. Heat and pressure
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