Flashcards in Chapter 14 vocab Deck (11)
a naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals of organic matter
the process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transports soil and sediment from one location to another
the chemical makeup of a rock; describes either the minerals or other materials in the rock
the process in which material is laid down
the quality of a rock that is based on the sizes, shapes, and positions of the rock's grains
formed when mineral fragments, called clasts, are cemented together.
forms when hot liquid rock(magma) cools and solidifies.
the process when minerals are squeezed together due to the intense pressures
formed when rock is trapped underneath the earth's surface. Here it changes composition due to the intense pressures and extreme temperatures.
hot, liquid rock