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Rocks, minerals

rocks and minerals study guide

QuestionAnswer
How is Igneous rock formed? When magma cools
Color is a ________ way for scientists to identify minerals. bad
A break in a rock made upon a hard, uneven surface causes what in a rock? Fracture
The rocks on Mohs hardness scale get ___________ as the numbers get __________ harder and higher
Name this rock: I Form from dissolved mineral and water solutions Chemical sedimentary rock
Name this rock: Heat and pressure make me. Metamorphic rock
When magma comes on to the Earths surface, this rock cools quickly and is called what? Igneous rock
Name the type:I am made from plant and animal remains Organic Rock
Name this action: When magma moves through the crust to heat the surrounding rock and change it. Contact metamorphism
Name this type of rock: I have mineral grains arranged in bands Foliated rock
Name this process: Sediment is removed from its source and transported erosion
The ________ of a rock is determined by the sizes, shapes, and positions of the minerals the rock contains. Classification
What is the hardest mineral on Mohs hardness scale? Diamond
Where is Extrusive Igneous rock formed? Above Earths surface
What kind of mineral is Granite? Igneous
_________is the softest rock on Mohs hardness scale. Talc
What kind of mineral is Shale? Sedimentary
__________ is the color of the minerals powder when rubbed against things like porcilin streak
Name this rock: I am formed by weathering, erosion, deposition, and pressure sedimentary
name this type: I form when minerals crystalize chemical
Created by: churchwell