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Rock Names

Examples of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rock.

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An extrusive igneous rock that is black with low luster. Basalt
An intrusive igneous rock that is made of multiple colored crystals. Granite
An extrusive igneous rock that is black and has a high luster. It is also known as volcanic glass. Obsidian
An extrusive and vesicular igneous rock. Pumice
A clastic sedimentary rock that is made of compacted mud and flaky layers. Shale
A clastic orange colored igneous rock. Sandstone
An organic sedimentary rock that is generally made of sea shells and often has fossils in it. Limestone
A clastic sedimentary rock that is made of small but visible pebbles. Conglomerate
A foliated metamorphic rock that is formed from slate. Shiest
A nonfoliated white colored metamorphic rock that is used as building and sculpting material. Marble
A metamorphic rock that is formed from shale. Slate
A foliated metamorphic rock that had bands of white and black. Gneiss
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