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rock cycle

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

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rock

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

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erosion

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

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deposition

the process in which material is laid down

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compostition

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

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texture

the quality of a rock that is based on the sizes shapes and positions of the rocks grains