Rocks And Minerals 2

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  • 1. 
    What is "volcanic glass", smooth texture , glossy blakc hard but spliteasily with conhiidal fracture?
  • 2. 
    What is rock that is formed when magma or molten rock solidifies?
  • 3. 
    What is that hard material usually an aggreagate of several minerals, that composes the earht's crust?
  • 4. 
    What is particles of rocks that are mechanically transported and desposited by water, wind or ice?
  • 5. 
    What is the most comon sedimentary rock which is fine-grained, splits into thin slabor layers and is formed from very fine mechincal sediments
  • 6. 
    What is the most abundant fine-grained extrusive rock, dense and forms from heavy lava flows?
  • 7. 
    What is a dense coarse-grained intrusive igneous rock that ranged from drak green to black and consists of feldspar, augite and dakr minerals
  • 8. 
    What is the look and feel of the materials of which a rock or mineral is composed?
  • 9. 
    What is a rock with the same general composition as granite but has fir grais and texture
  • 10. 
    What is formed when magma cools quickly and with no crystls formed?
  • 11. 
    What is hard round structur that form when minerals settle out of water and crystallize upon a sand grain or other mineral fragments?
  • 12. 
    What is lightweight, and is formed when lava frizzles and dries quickly?
  • 13. 
    What is like pumice, but is heavier and has bigger holes
  • 14. 
    What is depostis of sand, minerals and fragmenst of rock usually laid down by water?
  • 15. 
    What is fromed when magma cools slowly deep beneath the surface, but is ejected from the earth before it completely hardens?
  • 16. 
    What is a rock that forms fro sediments cemented together by heat, pressure and chemical action?
  • 17. 
    What is the most common of all the igneous rocks and coarse-grained?
  • 18. 
    What is formed from fragments of other rocks?
  • 19. 
    What is a rock that is produced when igneous or sedimentary rocks are chemically altered by intense heat and pressure
  • 20. 
    What is a type of metamorphic rock consisting of distinct lyers or bands?
  • 21. 
    What is the most common form of organic sediments and has at least 50% of calcium carbonate?
  • 22. 
    What is a rock that consists of smooth pebbles embedded in hardened sand or clay?
  • 23. 
    What is formed from various igneous or sedimentary rocks
  • 24. 
    What is a useful substance that is formed from pressured plants under ground?
  • 25. 
    What is formed from metamorphosed shale or solidified lava ?
  • 26. 
    What is a foliated rock produced from shale and is weather resistant?
  • 27. 
    What is a rock that contains rough angular fragments instead of smooth pebbles?
  • 28. 
    What is a metamorphic silicate rock formed from sandstone?
  • 29. 
    What is a fuel that is derived from the remains of a once living thing?
  • 30. 
    What is sediments that form when minerals precipitate or crystillize and settle out of a solution?
  • 31. 
    What is formed from talc?
  • 32. 
    What is an abundant metamorphic rock formed from granite or sale?
  • 33. 
    What is coarse intexture, consists of grins of sand cemented together into rock?
  • 34. 
    What is formed when limestone or dolomite is hardened by extreme heat and pressure?
  • 35. 
    What is a sediment that forms when minerals precipitate or crystallize and settle out of a solution?
  • 36. 
    What is a typr of metamorphic rock that is not characterized by distinct layers?
  • 37. 
    What consists of a single bed or layer of rock with no particular thickness?
  • 38. 
    What staes that any undisturbed strata lie in sequence in the order they were laid down?
  • 39. 
    What is preserved remains of a once living creature
  • 40. 
    Whait is formed from various igneous rocks in the presence of superheated water?