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the series of processes in which a rock forms, changes from one type to another, is destroyed, and forms again by geological processes.

rock cycle

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a naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals or organic matter.

rock

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the process by which wind, water, ice or gravity transports soil and sediment from one location to another.

erosion

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the process in which material is laid down.

deposition

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the chemical makeup of a rock; describes either the minerals or other materials in the rock.

composition

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the quality of a rock that is based on the sizes, shapes, and positions of the rock's grains.

texture