Flashcards in the rock cylcle Deck (12):
naturally formed occurring solid mixture of one or more mineral
the series of processes in which a rock forms, changes from one to another, and forms again.
the process in which wind, water, ice, or gravity transport soil
the process in which mineral is laid down
the chemical makeup of a rock
the quality of the rock based on the sizes, shapes, and positions of the rocks grain.
the texture of metamorphic rock in which minerals are arranged in bands or plantes
the texture of a metamorphic rock in which minerals are not arranged in planes or bands
rock that forms as a result of volcanic activity
extrusive igneous rock
rock that forms from cooling from the cooling of magma
intrusive igneous rock
layers of rock