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Particles of minerals or other rocks that make up rocks
Process in which dissolved minerals crystallize and glue particles of sediment together
Type of sedimentary rock that forms when dissolved minerals in a solution crystallize
Element coral animals absorb from the ocean water to form their skeletons
Type of igneous rock that forms on the surface
Type of igneous rock that forms beneath the surface
Do intrusive rocks have large or small grains?
Running water, wind, or ice loosen and carry away fragments of rock
Metamorphic rock that has its grains arranged randomly
Type of sedimentary rock that forms when rock fragments are squeezed together
Type of rock that changes form due to heat and pressure
Metamorphic rock that has its grains arranged in layers or bands
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Type of sedimentary rock that forms from the remains of plants and animals
Type of rock that forms when particles of other rocks or the remains of plants and animals are pressed and cemented together
Process that presses sediments together
A series of processes on Earth's surface and in the crust and mantle that slowly change rocks from one kind to another
The look or feel of a rock's surface
True or false: Metamorphic rocks form very deep beneath the surface.
Process by which sediments settle out of the water or wind carrying it
Do extrusive rocks have large or small grains?
Type of rock that forms when magma or lava cools
Rocks with grains that are very small are said to be _____-grained.
Rocks with grains that are large and easy to see are said to be _____-grained.

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