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Rock Cycle Test Study Guide

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material such as magma or lava cools and hardens
How are igneous rocks created?
granite, basalt and pumice
Name examples of igneous rocks.
different minerals
The hot material that form igneous rocks crystallizes into _________.
eroded from igneous metamorphic,other sedmentary rocks and even the remains of dead plants and animals
What are sedimentary rocks made up of?
fossils
Most ______ are found in sedimentary rocks.
squeezed and compressed into rock
Sediments are deposited in layers, and then they are _______________.
sandstone, limestone, and coal
Examples of sedimentary rocks include __________.
sedimentary or igneous rock are transformed by heat and pressure
Metamorphic rocks are produced when ______________.
marble, slate, and garnet
Examples or metamorphic rocks include ______________.
to change form
The word "metamorphic" comes from the Greek language, which means ___________.