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Writing Assignment:Famous Igneous Rocks Some very famous stone products are made out of igneous rocks.Select one of the items in the list below and...

Writing Assignment: Famous Igneous Rocks

Some very famous stone products are made out of igneous rocks. Select one of the items in the list below and do some research on it. Then write the creative story about the travels or life history of the rock that makes up the item.Your story can be as creative as you like but must at least include:

  • An explanation of the conditions under which the igneous rock was formed in the first place
  • What the product is today, where it is located, and why it is famous
  • Mt. Rushmore (made of granite)
  • Plymouth Rock (the actual rock, not the place) (made of dacite)
  • the Rosetta Stone (made of dacite)
  • the Easter Island Statues (made of several igneous rocks, including basalt)
  • the Code of Hammurabi (made of diorite)
  • the Roman Pantheon (made of granite)
  • rock samples brought back from the moon during the Apollo 15 mission (made of anorthosite, an igneous rock that has a texture and composition similar to granite)

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