Essays Tagged: "Metamorphic rock"

Question: What are the 3 main kinds of rocks?

Question: What are the 3 main kinds of rocks?The 3 kinds of rocks are igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic.Igneous rocks are either glassy, fine grained, coarse grained, or porphyritic. Volcanic ... use of its susceptibility to solution weathering.It reacts with weak hydrochloric acid.Fine-grained metamorphic rocks can be difficult to identify. The coarser grained ones are easier. If a rock has s ...

(9 pages) 158 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Rock cycle derived from igneous rock.

ee rocks, igneous, sedimentary and metaphoric.Igneous rock can change into sedimentary rock or into metamorphic rock. Sedimentary rock can change into metamorphic rock or into igneous rock. Metamorphi ... s and if it has crystals already, it forms larger crystals. Because this rock changes, it is called metamorphic. Metamorphosis can occur in rock when they are heated to 300 to 700 degrees Celsius.When ...

(1 pages) 53 0 3.2 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


ls. Rocks are divided into three major groups, depending on their origin - igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic. All rocks are stages in a never-ending cycle, the rock cycle, which continuously refash ... compressed and cemented together to form sedimentary rocks.Other igneous rocks are transformed into metamorphic rocks. Metamorphism is brought about by natural geological processes, which change appea ...

(2 pages) 54 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Sedimentary Rocks

are they formed?"Sedimentary rock is one of the three main rock types (the others being igneous and metamorphic rock). Sedimentary rock is formed by deposition and consolidation of mineral and organic ... icated. One can see where sedimentary rocks are created in bodies of water and can become a part of metamorphic rocks. Usually I become frustrated at this point and conclude that a rock is a rock. In ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

An imperial age

ROCKS ImageTextureObservationsPositive Mineral TestsRock Name123METAMORPHIC ROCKS ImageFoliated, Nonfoliated or NonorientedTextureObservationsPositive M ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions