ROCK CYCLES.

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What are Igneous rocks?
Rocks which are formed from the cooling and solidifying of magma
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What is it called when the cooling takes place on earth surface like in a volcano.
Extrusive Basalt ( happens quickly )
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What is it called when the cooling takes place slowly inside the earth crust?
Intrusive Granite
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These rocks usually contain randomly arranged interlocking......
Crystals
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Igneous are usually very...
Very Hard
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What are sedimentary rocks?
Rocks formed when layers of small particles collect on the sea bed and have the water squeezed out of them.
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The particles become cemented together by.....
mineral salts
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Sedimentary rocks are....
Grainy and crumbly
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What is it called when the cooling takes place on earth surface like in a volcano.

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What is it called when the cooling takes place slowly inside the earth crust?

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