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Flashcards in the rock cylcle Deck (12):
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naturally formed occurring solid mixture of one or more mineral

rock

2

the series of processes in which a rock forms, changes from one to another, and forms again.

rock cycle

3

the process in which wind, water, ice, or gravity transport soil

erision

4

the process in which mineral is laid down

depostion

5

the chemical makeup of a rock

composition

6

the quality of the rock based on the sizes, shapes, and positions of the rocks grain.

texture

7

the texture of metamorphic rock in which minerals are arranged in bands or plantes

foilated

8

the texture of a metamorphic rock in which minerals are not arranged in planes or bands

nonfoilated

9

rock that forms as a result of volcanic activity

extrusive igneous rock

10

rock that forms from cooling from the cooling of magma

intrusive igneous rock

11

strata

layers of rock

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stratifcation

the process of which rocks are arranged in layers