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Rocks and Minerals

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Rocks formed by the cooling and solidifying of molten materials
Color left behind by mineral on a white tile
How light reflects from the surface
If cooling takes place slowly beneath Earth's surface it is called ‚Äčintrusive.
Rock that has formed through the deposition and solidification of sediment
Wearing something down
Rock or stone is a natural substance, a solid aggregate of one or more minerals or mineraloids
A cycle that contains igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks
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Magma is a mixture of molten or semi-molten rock, volatiles and solids that is found beneath the surface of the Earth
A mineral is, broadly speaking, a solid chemical compound that occurs naturally in pure form
a hard, dark, glasslike volcanic rock formed by the rapid solidification of lava without crystallization.
If cooling takes place rapidly on Earth's surface it is called extrusive.
Rock that was once one form of rock but has changed to another under the influence of heat or pressure
Not formed from plants or animals
An ore is an occurrence of rock or sediment that contains sufficient minerals with economically important elements, typically metals, that can be economically extracted from the deposit.