What is a rock?
a naturally-occurring aggregate of one or
more minerals; may or may not contain
natural glass and organic matter.
classified by mineral and chemical
composition; the texture of the
constituent particles; and also by the
NATURAL SCIENCE 4
(THE EARTH: OUR HABITAT)
The use of geologic information to help solve
Includes the study of:
SEDIMENTARY PROCESSES AND ITS
Sediment: an accumulation of loose mineral
grains or very small fragments of rocks, such
as boulders, pebbles, sand, silt, or mud, that
are not cemented together.
Sedimentary rocks: rock that form