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Chapter 6 Rocks
cementation
felsic
fossil
igneous rock
The process by which minerals precipitate out of solution to…
A type of magma rich in silica that forms LIGHT COLORED- igne…
The remains, impression, or any other evidence of life from a…
Rock formed by the cooling and hardening (crystallization) of…
cementation
The process by which minerals precipitate out of solution to…
felsic
A type of magma rich in silica that forms LIGHT COLORED- igne…
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Rocks Vocabulary (Chapter 6)
Rock
Rock Cycle
Molten Rock
Igneous Rock
a naturally formed group of minerals bound together.
The process by which all rocks are formed and how basic Earth…
hot, viscous rock material known as magma if it is undergroun…
rocks that forms from magma or lava that cools and hardens ei…
Rock
a naturally formed group of minerals bound together.
Rock Cycle
The process by which all rocks are formed and how basic Earth…
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Chapter 6 Rocks
What rock means "from fire"?
What rock means "changed form"?
What factors change existing rock?
What are 3 factors that determine how…
Igneous Rock
Metamorphic Rock
Heat, Pressure, Chemicals in the rock, Presence of Fluid
Temperature, Pressure, Presence of FluidHeat
What rock means "from fire"?
Igneous Rock
What rock means "changed form"?
Metamorphic Rock
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Chapter 6 Rocks
batholith
cementation
deform
felsic
A large mass of igneous rock exposed by erosion at Earth's su…
The process by which minerals precipitate out of solution to…
The changing of a rock's shape by heat, friction, stress, and…
A type of magma rich in silica that forms light-colored igneo…
batholith
A large mass of igneous rock exposed by erosion at Earth's su…
cementation
The process by which minerals precipitate out of solution to…
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Chapter 6 Rocks
batholith
cementation
deform
felsic
A large mass of igneous rock exposed by erosion at Earth's su…
The process by which minerals precipitate out of solution to…
The changing of a rock's shape by heat, friction, stress, and…
A type of magma rich in silica that forms light-colored igneo…
batholith
A large mass of igneous rock exposed by erosion at Earth's su…
cementation
The process by which minerals precipitate out of solution to…
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Chapter 6 Rocks
What rock means "from fire"?
What rock means "changed form"?
List example of an intrusion.
Define sorting.
Igneous Rock
Metamorphic Rock
Batholith, laccolith, sills
The tendency for currents of air or water to separate sedimen…
What rock means "from fire"?
Igneous Rock
What rock means "changed form"?
Metamorphic Rock
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chapter 6 rocks and minerals
sedimentary rock
weathering
erosion
humus
type of rock formed when layers of sediment are pressed toget…
the breaking down of rocks on earths surface into smaller pie…
the process of moving sediment from one place to another
remains of decayed plants or animals
sedimentary rock
type of rock formed when layers of sediment are pressed toget…
weathering
the breaking down of rocks on earths surface into smaller pie…
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Chapter 6- Rocks
Igneous Rock
Rock
Metamorphic rock
Fossil
Rock that was once melted and then cooled and hardened
Naturally formed solid made of one or more minerals
Rock that was changed by heat and pressure
The remains of a living thing that died long ago
Igneous Rock
Rock that was once melted and then cooled and hardened
Rock
Naturally formed solid made of one or more minerals
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Chapter 6: Rocks
rock cycle
Bowen's reaction series
igneous rock
intrusive igneous rock
series of processes in which rock forms, changes from one typ…
simplified pattern that illustrates the order in which minera…
rock that forms when magma cools & solidifies
rock formed from the cooling & solidification of magma beneat…
rock cycle
series of processes in which rock forms, changes from one typ…
Bowen's reaction series
simplified pattern that illustrates the order in which minera…
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Chapter 6 - Rocks
Batholith
Cementation
Deform
Felsic
A large mass of igneous rock exposed by erosion at Earth's su…
The process by which minerals precipitate out of solution to…
The changing of a rock's shape by heat, friction, stress, and…
A type of magma rich in silica that forms light-colored igneo…
Batholith
A large mass of igneous rock exposed by erosion at Earth's su…
Cementation
The process by which minerals precipitate out of solution to…
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Chapter 6: Sedimentary Rocks
Sedimentary Rock
Clastic Sedimentary Rock
Weathering
Erosion
rock that forms at or near Earth's surface
form from clastic (broken) pieces of preexisting rocks
rocks break down at Earth's surface to form sediments
dislodges particles from source rock
Sedimentary Rock
rock that forms at or near Earth's surface
Clastic Sedimentary Rock
form from clastic (broken) pieces of preexisting rocks
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Chapter 6 Rocks
batholith
cementation
deform
felsic
A large mass of igneous rock exposed by erosion at Earth's su…
The process by which minerals precipitate out of solution to…
The changing of a rock's shape by heat, friction, stress, and…
A type of magma rich in silica that forms light-colored igneo…
batholith
A large mass of igneous rock exposed by erosion at Earth's su…
cementation
The process by which minerals precipitate out of solution to…
Chapter 6 Review: Rocks
Rock
Igneous rock
Magma
Sedimentary rock
A naturally formed group of minerals bound together; can cons…
Rock formed by the cooling and hardening (crystallization) of…
The hot molten rock that forms beneath the Earth's surface.
Rock formed by the compaction and cementing of layers of sedi…
Rock
A naturally formed group of minerals bound together; can cons…
Igneous rock
Rock formed by the cooling and hardening (crystallization) of…
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Chapter 6 - Rocks
igneous rock
felsic
mafic
intrusive
Rock type formed from cooling magma or lava
Light colored minerals; large percentage of silica
Dark colored minerals; large percentage of iron, magnesium, p…
Igneous rock that forms slowly underground
igneous rock
Rock type formed from cooling magma or lava
felsic
Light colored minerals; large percentage of silica
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Rocks and Minerals - Chapter 6 Vocabulary
mineral
luster
streak
cleavage
a natural, non-living crystal that makes up rocks
a property of a mineral that describes how it reflects light
a color of the powder that a mineral leaves when it is scratc…
property of minerals that break along smooth, flat surfaces
mineral
a natural, non-living crystal that makes up rocks
luster
a property of a mineral that describes how it reflects light
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Chapter 6: Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks
Porosity
Non-Foliated
Porphyroblasts
Evaporites
the percentage of open spaces between grains in a rock.
metamorphic rock that lacks mineral grains with long axes in…
large crystals that form in solid rock by the reorganization…
chemical sedimentary rock that forms mainly in restricted oce…
Porosity
the percentage of open spaces between grains in a rock.
Non-Foliated
metamorphic rock that lacks mineral grains with long axes in…
Science Chapter 6 Minerals and Rocks
Mineral
Rock
Igneous rock
Sedimentary rock
a solid object found in nature that has never been alive.
a naturally formed solid made of one or more minerals.
rock that was once melted and then cooled and hardened.
rock made when materials settle into layers and get squeezed…
Mineral
a solid object found in nature that has never been alive.
Rock
a naturally formed solid made of one or more minerals.
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Chapter 6 Rocks
Rock Cycle
Bowen's Reaction Series
Igneous Rock
Intrusive Igneous Rock
the series of processes in which rock forms, changes from one…
the simplified pattern that illustrates the order in which mi…
rock that forms when magma/lava cools and solidifies
rock formed from the cooling and solidification of magma bene…
Rock Cycle
the series of processes in which rock forms, changes from one…
Bowen's Reaction Series
the simplified pattern that illustrates the order in which mi…
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Chapter 6 - Sedimentary Rocks
bedding plane
strata (beds)
biochemical origin
cap rock
a nearly flat surface separating two beds of sedimentary rock…
parallel layers of sedimentary rock
describing a type of chemical sediment that forms when materi…
a necessary part of an oil trap; it is impermeable and hence…
bedding plane
a nearly flat surface separating two beds of sedimentary rock…
strata (beds)
parallel layers of sedimentary rock
HOLT EARTH SCIENCE CHAPTER 6 Rocks
rock cycle
igneous rock
intrusive igneous rock
extrusive igneous rock
geologic forces and processes cause rock to change from one t…
A type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at…
Magma that cools deep inside Earths crust
Rock that forms from the cooling and solidification of lava a…
rock cycle
geologic forces and processes cause rock to change from one t…
igneous rock
A type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at…
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Chapter 6 Rocks, Soil, Fossils
rock
soil
weathering
fossil
a rock is a solid made of one more minerals
the loose material that covers Earth's surface
is the wearing away and breaking apart of rock
something that remains of a living thing from long ago
rock
a rock is a solid made of one more minerals
soil
the loose material that covers Earth's surface
Chapter 6 Science- Rocks
Igneous
Contact Metamorphism
Clastic Sedimentary Rock
Chemical Stability
Rock which names comes from Latin meaning "from fire"
A change in the texture, structure, or chemical composition o…
Rock that forms when fragments or preexisting rocks are compa…
A measure of the tendency of a chemical compound to maintain…
Igneous
Rock which names comes from Latin meaning "from fire"
Contact Metamorphism
A change in the texture, structure, or chemical composition o…
Chapter 6 - Rocks/Minerals
element
luster
streak
hardness
a pure substance that cannot be broken down into a simpler su…
the way a mineral reflects light from its surface
the color of the powder left when the mineral is rubbed on a…
measure of how well a mineral resists scratching.
element
a pure substance that cannot be broken down into a simpler su…
luster
the way a mineral reflects light from its surface
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Chapter 6- Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks
Sediments
Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Physical Weathering
small pieces of rock that are moved and deposited by water, w…
produces rock and mineral fragments
occurs when the minerals in a rock are dissolved or chemicall…
rock fragments break off, but remain chemically unchanged
Sediments
small pieces of rock that are moved and deposited by water, w…
Weathering
produces rock and mineral fragments
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Sedimentary Rocks Chapter 6
rock cycle
Sedimentary rocks
weathering
Erosion
a rock formed near earths surface by cementing of loose clast…
chemical weathering
phyical processes that deterorated the rock
rock cycle
Sedimentary rocks
a rock formed near earths surface by cementing of loose clast…
Chapter 6 Rocks & Minerals
mineral
crystal
rock
humus
a natural non-living solid with a definite chemical structure
a regular repeating pattern in which particles of minerals ar…
a solid, natural material made up of one or more minerals
the organic part of soil
mineral
a natural non-living solid with a definite chemical structure
crystal
a regular repeating pattern in which particles of minerals ar…
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Chapter 6 Rocks
rock cycle
igneous rock
intrusive igneous rock
extrusive igneous rock
the series of processes in which rock forms, changes from one…
rock that forms when magma cools and solidifies
rock formed from the cooling and solidification of magma bene…
rock that forms from the cooling and solidification of lava a…
rock cycle
the series of processes in which rock forms, changes from one…
igneous rock
rock that forms when magma cools and solidifies
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Chapter 6: Metamorphic Rocks
causes of metamorphism
confining pressure
directed pressure
metasomatism
temperature, pressure, fluids
general force applied equally in all direction
force exerted in a particular direction
A type of metamorphism in which a rock's bulk composition cha…
causes of metamorphism
temperature, pressure, fluids
confining pressure
general force applied equally in all direction
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Science Chapter 6 - Rocks
Erosion
Rock Cycle
Weathering
Igneous
The process of moving sediment from one place to another
The sequence of processes that change rocks from one type to…
The breaking down of rocks on Earth's surface into smaller pi…
A type of rock that forms from melted rock that cools and har…
Erosion
The process of moving sediment from one place to another
Rock Cycle
The sequence of processes that change rocks from one type to…
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Chapter 6 Rocks
What rock means "from fire"?
What rock means "changed form"?
What are 3 factors that determine how…
Define partial melting.
Igneous Rock
Metamorphic Rock
Temperature, Pressure, Presence of FluidHeat
The process by which different minerals melt at different tem…
What rock means "from fire"?
Igneous Rock
What rock means "changed form"?
Metamorphic Rock
Chapter 6 Metamorphic Rocks
metamorphic rocks are:
Most metamorphic rocks are formed at w…
3 principles that drive the metamorphism
temperature increases at what rate per…
the process acting on rocks at depths ranging from the upper…
10-30km
Heat, pressure, and fluid composition
30km
metamorphic rocks are:
the process acting on rocks at depths ranging from the upper…
Most metamorphic rocks are formed at w…
10-30km
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chapter 6 rocks vocab
igneous rock
magma
lava
sediment
forms when magma, or molten rock, cools and hardens
molten rock
magma exposed to Earth's surface
rocks, mineral crystals, and organic matter that have been br…
igneous rock
forms when magma, or molten rock, cools and hardens
magma
molten rock
Chapter 6 Vocab- Rocks
Rock Cycle
Bowen's Reaction Series
Igneous Rock
Intrusive Igneous Rock
the series of processes in which rock forms, changes from one…
the simplified pattern that illustrates the order in which mi…
rock that forms when magma cools and solidifies
rock formed from the cooling and solidification of magma bene…
Rock Cycle
the series of processes in which rock forms, changes from one…
Bowen's Reaction Series
the simplified pattern that illustrates the order in which mi…
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Chapter 6: Rocks and Minerals
mineral
luster
streak
hardness
A solid material of the Earth's crust with a definite composi…
The way light bounces off a mineral's surface.
The color of the powder left when a mineral is rubbed against…
How well a mineral resists scratching.
mineral
A solid material of the Earth's crust with a definite composi…
luster
The way light bounces off a mineral's surface.
Chapter 6 - Rocks
rock cycle
Bowen's reaction series
igneous rock
intrusive igneous rock
the series of processes in which rock forms, changes from one…
-the simplified pattern that shows the order in which mineral…
rock that forms when magma cools and solidifies
rock formed from the cooking and solidification of magma bene…
rock cycle
the series of processes in which rock forms, changes from one…
Bowen's reaction series
-the simplified pattern that shows the order in which mineral…
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Chapter 6 Rocks
rock cycle
bownes reaction series
igneous rock
intrusive igneous rock
an idealized cycle of processes undergone by rocks in the ear…
Bowen's reaction series. (bō'ənz) A schematic description of…
Image result for igneous rock definition... Igneous rock (derive…
Image result for intrusive igneous rock definition... Intrusive…
rock cycle
an idealized cycle of processes undergone by rocks in the ear…
bownes reaction series
Bowen's reaction series. (bō'ənz) A schematic description of…
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Rocks Chapter 6
Bowen's Reaction Series
Igneous Rock
Extrusive Igneous
Mafic
the simplified pattern that illustrates the order i which min…
rock that forms when magma cools and solidifies
rock that forms from the cooling and solidification of lava a…
describes magma or igneous rock that is rich in magnesium and…
Bowen's Reaction Series
the simplified pattern that illustrates the order i which min…
Igneous Rock
rock that forms when magma cools and solidifies
Rocks Chapter 6 Terms
Bowen's Reaction Series
Rock Cycle
Igeneous Rock
Intrusive Igneous
The simplified pattern that illustrates the order in which mi…
The series of processes in which rock forms, changes from one…
Rock that forms when magma cools and solidifies.
Rock formed from the cooling and solidification of magma bene…
Bowen's Reaction Series
The simplified pattern that illustrates the order in which mi…
Rock Cycle
The series of processes in which rock forms, changes from one…
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Chapter 6 - Rocks
extrusive
metamorphic
organic
clastic
_____ rocks form from the cooling and hardening of lava.
intense heat and pressure cause the formation of _____ rocks.
Plant and animal remains cemented together from _____ rocks.
_____ rocks form from layers of sand and pebbles cemented tog…
extrusive
_____ rocks form from the cooling and hardening of lava.
metamorphic
intense heat and pressure cause the formation of _____ rocks.
Chapter 6 rocks
Limestone
Shale
Obsidian
Basalt
biological sedimentary
clastic sedimentary
extrusive igneous
extrusive igneous
Limestone
biological sedimentary
Shale
clastic sedimentary
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Chapter 6: Rocks
foliation
clastic
feltic
mafic
...
...
...
...
foliation
...
clastic
...
Chapter 6 rocks
Rock
Igneous
Sedimentary
Sediments
Group of minerals bound together
Rocks formed by the cooling and hardening of hot, molten rock…
Rocks formed by the compaction and cementing of layers of sed…
Materials such as rock fragments, plant and animal remains, a…
Rock
Group of minerals bound together
Igneous
Rocks formed by the cooling and hardening of hot, molten rock…
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Chapter 6 Rocks
Rock Cycle
Bowen's Reaction Series
Igneous Rock
Intrusive Igneous Rock
the series of processes that change one type of rock into ano…
Shows the order of mineral crystallization and composition of…
a type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at…
Igneous rock that cools inside the earth so it cools very slo…
Rock Cycle
the series of processes that change one type of rock into ano…
Bowen's Reaction Series
Shows the order of mineral crystallization and composition of…
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chapter 6 rocks
rock cycle
bowen's reaction series
igneous rock
intrusive igneous rock
series of processes in which rock forms, changes from one typ…
the simplified pattern that illustrates the order in which mi…
rock that forms when magam cools and solidifies
rock formed from the cooling and solidification of magma bene…
rock cycle
series of processes in which rock forms, changes from one typ…
bowen's reaction series
the simplified pattern that illustrates the order in which mi…
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Chapter 6 Rocks
Rocks
Rock Cycle
Bowen's reaction series
Igneous rock
minerals are chemical elements or compounds, never mixtures.…
Any of the three major types of rock can be changed into anot…
the simplified pattern that illustrates the order in which mi…
rock that forms from the cooling and solidification of magma…
Rocks
minerals are chemical elements or compounds, never mixtures.…
Rock Cycle
Any of the three major types of rock can be changed into anot…
chapter 6 rocks
igneous rocks
sedimentary rocks
metamorphic rocks
rock cycle
formed by volcanic activity
formed by sediments
formed by heat and pressure
the continuous changing of rocks from one kind to another is…
igneous rocks
formed by volcanic activity
sedimentary rocks
formed by sediments
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Chapter 6 Rocks
Rock
Igneous Rock
Magma
Sedimentary Rock
a naturally formed group of minerals bound together; can cons…
rock formed by the cooling and hardening (crystalization)of m…
hot molten rock that forms beneath Earth's surface
rock formed by the compaction and cementing of layers of sedi…
Rock
a naturally formed group of minerals bound together; can cons…
Igneous Rock
rock formed by the cooling and hardening (crystalization)of m…
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rocks chapter 6
Rock
Igneous
Magma
Sediment
Naturally formed group of minerals bound together
Rock formed by the cooling and hardening of magma
`Hot molten rock. Forms beneath earths surface
Solid particles such as weathered rock fragments, plant and a…
Rock
Naturally formed group of minerals bound together
Igneous
Rock formed by the cooling and hardening of magma
Chapter 6 Rocks
rock cycle
Bowen's reaction series
igneous rock
intrusive igneous rock
series of processes in which rock forms, changes form one typ…
the simplified pattern that illustrates the order in which mi…
rock that forms when magma cools and solidifies
rock formed from cooling and solidification beneath Earth's s…
rock cycle
series of processes in which rock forms, changes form one typ…
Bowen's reaction series
the simplified pattern that illustrates the order in which mi…
rocks chapter 6
rock that forms when magma or molten r…
rock that forms when deposits of dirt…
rock that forms when existing rock is…
the series of processes in which rock…
igneous rock
sedimentary rock
metamorphic rock
rock cycle
rock that forms when magma or molten r…
igneous rock
rock that forms when deposits of dirt…
sedimentary rock
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