Basic Terminology - Mid C2

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What is subduction?
When an oceanic crust is forced underneath a continental crust.
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What is a sedimentory rock?
Soft sediments compressed and cemented together
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What is a metamorphic rock?
Formed when a sedimentary rock is heated and put under pressure
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What is an igneous rock?
When magma cools and solidifies - it is strong because it contains interlocking crystals
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What is thermal decomposition?
When a substance is heated, broken down and resulting in at least two new substances
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What is a subduction zone?
When a deep depression is caused when one oceanic crust slides under another
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