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Rocks and Minerals. Types of Rocks Igneous Rock Sedimentary Rock Metamorphic Rock.

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1 Rocks and Minerals

2 Types of Rocks Igneous Rock Sedimentary Rock Metamorphic Rock

3 Igneous Rocks Formed by molten rock material as it cools and hardens Classified as Extrusive/ Intrusive Examples: Basalt Obsidian Pumice Granite

4 Sedimentary Rock Formed from sediments that have been pressed together Classified by Clastic/ Nonclastic Examples: Limestone Sandstone Shale Conglomerate

5 Metamorphic Rocks Formed by heat and pressure Classified as Foliated/ Nonfoliated Examples: Gneiss Schist Quartzite Marble

6 Questions to think of: What do you notice about the color? How does the rock feel? What is the grain size of the rock? What is its weight? Other interesting characteristics? You will have 3 minutes at each station.

7 Rocks: Metamorphic

8 Metamorphic Rock:

9 Sedimentary Rock:

10 Example of Sedimentary Rocks:

11 More Examples of Sedimentary Rocks:

12 Igneous Rock

13 Mineral:

14 Rock Cycle:


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