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1
Q

What is the relationship between rocks and minerals?

A

a rock is made of minerals

2
Q

How is an igneous rock formed?

A

melting and cooling

3
Q

How is a metamorphic rock formed?

A

heat and pressure

4
Q

How is a sedimentary rock formed?

A

compacting, and cementing of sediments

5
Q

The crust consists of 95% of what type of rocks?

A

metamorphic and igneous

6
Q

The surface of the Earth consists of 75% of what type of rock?

A

sedimentary