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5 terms

Section 5.1 "Inside Earth"

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texture
The look and feel of a rock's surface.
grain
A particle of mineral of other rock that gives a rock its texture.
igneous rock
A type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at or below the surface.
sedimentary rock
A type of rock that forms when particles from other rocks or the remains of plants and animals are pressed and cemented together.
metamorphic rock
A type of rock that forms from an existing rock that is changed by heat, pressure, or chemical reactions.