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Rocks & Rock cycle

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Rocks can change from one type into another type during the ___________. rock cycle
Rocks formed by the compaction and cementation of sediments are ___________. sedimentary rock
metamorphism
Rocks formed from the cooling and hardening of magma are _________. igneous rock
Minerals coming out of solution and crystallizing form chemical rock
Country rock exposed to heat and pressure may change to metamorphic rock
A sedimentary rock made of compacted and chemical particles is clastic rock
Magma that reaches the surface, then cool and hardens make extrusive rock
Metamorphic rocks that have mineral grains arragned in bands are foliated rocks
Magma that cools and hardens under the surface forms intrusive rocks
Rock made form living organisms or their remains is called organic rocks
What is a fossil? A fossil is the preserved remains of an organism
List 3 ways that rocks can break down into sediments. Sun, wind, and pollution.
What are different rock textures? Glassy, fine, and coarse
Chalk is an example of what kind of rock? organic
Created by: tijackson