Rock Classification

In geology, rock or stone is a naturally occurring solid aggregate of one or more minerals or mineraloids
THIS IS THE ROCK CYCLE
IGNEOUS ROCKS
The definition of igneous is something produced by volcanic action or intense fire. Rocks that have formed from solidified lava from a volcano
TYPES OF IGNEOUS ROCKS
METAMORPHIC ROCK
Metamorphic rocks arise from the transformation of existing rock types, in a process called metamorphism, which means "change in form". The original rock (protolith) is subjected to heat (temperatures greater than 150 to 200 °C) and pressure (1500 bars), causing profound physical and/or chemical change.
TYPES OF METAMORPHIC ROCKS
SEDIMENTARY ROCK
Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed by the deposition and subsequent cementation of that material at the Earth's surface and within bodies of water.
TYPES OF SEDMIENTARY ROCKS
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JOANNA BALDERAS
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Created with images by Laurel L. Russwurm - "rocks" • krheesy - "Beach rocks" • eileenmak - "White and black" • James St. John - "Zincite-franklinite-calcite rock (zinc ore) (Franklin Marble, Mesoproterozoic, 1.03-1.08 Ga; zinc mine in town of Sterling Hill, northern New Jersey, USA) 2" • Dietmar Down Under - "Larvikite" • benscherjon - "coal cabbage burned" • Steve Snodgrass - "Curvy Rock (Sedimentary)" • James St. John - "Travertine soda straw stalactites & bulbous stalagmites in dolostone network cave (Crystal Cave, near Spring Valley, Wisconsin, USA) 1"

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