The Idiots guide to the Rock Cycle/ rock types

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  • Created by: Amy
  • Created on: 12-06-11 16:27

The rock cycle explains how each type of rock is formed :)

  • The process of WEATHERING (the distintegration of rocks by by weather) creates lose sediment which can then be easily transported by rivers.
  • The sediment is deposited in the oceans and eventually builds up. This is then compacted until it forms SEDIMENTARY ROCK.
  • This is then changed to METAMORPHIC ROCK due to intense heat and pressure.
  • The rock is then melted


Chloe Thorn

cheers ! xxxxx :P and good luck 


quite detailed

James Harrison

v.good great detail


this is really good thank u :)

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