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Rocks And Minarals

We will use this in our rocks and minerals.

TermDefinition
cementation the heating of two substances in contact in order to effect some change in one of them
characteristics
classify
clastic rock
cleavage
compacted
conduct
crystal
crystallization
density the amount of mass in a given
deposition
erosion the process in which small partials of soil and rock are carried away by glaciers
extrusive rock igneous rock that has cooled OUTSIDE of the Earth
geologist
hardness
igneous
inorganic
intrusive rock
lava hot, liquid rock above the Earth's surface
lithification
luster
magma
magnetism
metamorphic
mineral a non-living, solid material that was formed in nature and has particals arranged in a repeting patern
nonfoliated
nonrenewabale
property
rock
rock cycle
sediment
sedimentary
streak
weathering the process in which rocks are broken down into smaller pieces by ice, water, wind, changes in temputure, plants, animals, or by chemicals
Created by: joseph.atchley