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Name the three types of rocks Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic
Explain the path that a rock would take from igneous to sedimentary It would erode (deposit, compact, cement)
Intrusive igneous rocks have ________ sized crystals Large
Name the two types of metamorphic rocks Foliated and Non-Foliated
Name the two types of igneous rocks Instrusive and Extrusive
Name the three types of sedimentary rocks Clastic, Organic and Chemical
Describe how an igneous rock forms From cooled molten rock
Describe how a metamorphic rock forms Heat and Pressure
Describe how a sedimentary rock forms Sediments are compacted and cemented
Explain the difference between lava and magma Magma is molten rock inside the earth; Lava erupts from a volcano
Describe an extrusive igneous rock small to no crystals; holes; glassy
What is foliated? A metamorphic rock that is bent in layers
How are rocks classified? By how they are formed
Where do intrusive igneous rocks form? Deep underground
How would a sedimentary rock become metamorphic? Heat and Pressure
How would an igneous rock become metamorphic? Heat and Pressure
What are 3 ways that rocks are eroded? Wind, moving water and ice
Rocks are made of.... Minerals
A rock's texture describes its Grains
The texture of a rock with big crystals is called Course-Grained
Created by: TeamNelson