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Rocks & Minerals

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What is the definition of "Changed Rock"?
Metamorphic Rock
What is a mixture of minerals, generally cemented together?
Rock
What is a metamorphic rock with mineral crystals arranged in bands called?
Foliated
Sedimentary rock made up of fragments of rock.
Clastic
Rock Particles carried and deposited by water, wind, or ice.
Sediments
What is magma called when it reaches Earth's surface?
Lava
What is a metamorphic rock that does not have mineral crystals arranged in bands called?
Non-Foliated
Rock formed by the crystallization of hot melted rocks or minerals.
Igneous Rock
Large body of igneous rock that can form different shapes when magma cools inside Earth's crust.
Pluton
What is molten rock inside Earth called?
Magma
Series of natural processes by which rocks slowly change from one kind to another.
Rock Cycle
Group of sedimentary rock made up of dissolved minerals or the remains of living things.
Non-Clastic
Crystal size.
Texture
Series of events that happen over and over again
Cycle
Rock that forms from pieces of other rocks that are pressed together.
Sedimentary Rock
All rocks are made up of..
Minerals
The grouping of things that are alike is the science of..
Classification
Rocks formed when melted minerals cool and harden are classified as..
Igneous Rocks
Magma that reaches Earth's surface is called..
Lava
Molten rock is made up of..
Melted Minerals
The mineral crystals of a rock formed from magma usually are..
Large
Rocks formed from the remains of living things are classified as..
Sedimentary
Limestone and halite are examples of..
Non-Clastics
A rock formed when another rock is changed by heat and pressure is classified as..
Metamorphic Rock
The series of natural processes by which rocks are slowly changed from one kind to another is..
The Rock Cycle
A metamorphic rock that has mineral crystals arranged in bands is..
Foliated
The texture of an igneous rock that does not have mineral crystals is..
Glassy
Quartzite is formed from..
Sandstone
Coal is a sedimentary rock formed from..
Plants
Two minerals commonly found in igneous rocks are mica and..
Feldspar