J-i-T rock cycle - Which type of minerals are most abundant...

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Which type of minerals are most abundant in Earth's crust and mantle? Match the definitions and rock descriptions with the most likely rock type. Forms from magma solidifying A rock that consists of layers containing fine grained, rounded particles that are cemented together. Crystalline rocks that form by high temperature and/or pressure alteration of previously existing rocks. A shiny rock that contains minerals oriented preferentially in discontinuous layers. A rock made-up of small, well-formed randomly oriented, interlocking crystals of silicate minerals. Forms from deposition and/or precipitation of previously forme and weathered rocks. 1 . igneous 2 . sedimentary 3 . metamorphic You are thinking about buying a house in Northern California, but your spouse is very concerned because the realator mentioned there are igneous rocks on the property. Your spouse is concerned that the location may have been recently inundated with lava flows. When you visit the house you observe that there are
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course GEOL 1114 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at The University of Oklahoma.

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