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Earth Science

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Name the three rock types. Igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic
Which type of rock forms from cooling magma or lava? Igneous
Which type of rock is an existing rock that was changed? Metamorphic
Which type of rock is made of sediment? Sedimentary
Rock formed when magma cools slowly below the surface would be _________. Intrusive
Intrusive igneous rocks would have what type of crystals? Large crystals
A very common example of intrusive igneous rock would be _______. Granite
Rock formed when lava cools fast on the surface would be _________. Extrusive
Rocks made of pieces of older rocks that have been compacted or cemented together are called _______ sedimentary rocks. Clastic
Coal is an example of _______ sedimentary rock. Organic
When minerals come out of solution, they form ________ sedimentary rock. Chemical
Sandstone and shale are examples of _______ sedimentary rock. Clastic
Sedimentary rock almost always forms in layers or ______. Strata
Name the two types of metamorphic rock. Foliated, non-foliated
Which type of metamorphic rock is formed when magma comes in contact with rock and "bakes" the minerals together? Foliated
The process in which magma comes in contact with rock and "bakes" the minerals together is called ________ metamorphism. Regional
Which type of metamorphic rock is formed from large scale geological processes, like mountain building or plate movement? This type of rock will have wavy lines or bands of material. Non-foliated
The process in which metamorphic rock is formed by large scale geological processes is called _______ metamorphism. Contact
This rock example is called conglomerate. It is _______ ___________. Clastic sedimentary
This rock example is called obsidian. It is _________ _______. Extrusive igneous
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