Any solid mineral of mineral-like matter that occurs naurally as part of our planet
Magma cools an hardens beneath surface
Sediments compact and cement together
Extreme pressue and temperature conditions
The way they are formed
How are rocks classified?
Earths water, land and air
Where does the energy that drives the rock cycle come from?
Forms beneath the surface of the earth
Forms above the surface of the earth
In which type of rock are fossils formed?
Intrusive, the minerals grow in size forming a solid mass of interlocked cystals
Which would have bigger crystals? Intusive or extrusive? Why?
In which type of rock are fossils found?
Foliated or nonfoliated
How are metamorphic rocks classified?
Whne the rock is produced of randomly distibuted ions
How do glassy igneous rocks form?
When a rock has a layered or banded appearance
Contains many vescles (holes in it)