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Chapter 2 Rocks Holt, Rinehart, and Winston
a solid mixture of crystals of one or more minerals or other materials
the process by which one rock type changes in another rock cycle
the hot liquid that forms when rock partially or completely melt; may include mineral crystal
rock that forms when sediments are compacted and cemented together
rock that forms when the texture and composition of preexisting rock changes due to heat or pressure
rock that forms from the cooling magma
the makeup of a rock; describes either the minerals or elements present in it
the sizes, shapes, and positions of the grains that a rock is made of
the type of igneous rock that forms when magma cools and solidifies beneath Earth's surface
the type of igneous rock that forms when lava or pyroclastic material coold and solifies on the Earth's surface
layers of sedimentary rock that form from the deposition of sediment
the layering of sedimentary rock
the texture of metamorphic rockin which the mineral grains are aligned like the pages of a book
the texture of metamorphic rock in which mineral grains show no alignment