Rocks And The Rock Cycle

27,009 views

Published on

Basic overview of the three main rock types

4 Comments
29 Likes
Statistics
Notes
No Downloads
Views
Total views
27,009
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
8,613
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1,930
Comments
4
Likes
29
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Rocks And The Rock Cycle

  1. 1. Rocks and The Rock Cycle
  2. 2. 3 Main Rock Types
  3. 3. 3 Main Rock Types
  4. 4. Igneous
  5. 5. Igneous
  6. 6. IGNEOUS---Extrusive Little or NO Crystals!
  7. 7. IGNEOUS---Extrusive Little or NO Crystals!
  8. 8. IGNEOUS---Extrusive Little or NO Crystals!
  9. 9. IGNEOUS---Extrusive Little or NO Crystals!
  10. 10. Igneous
  11. 11. IGNEOUS---Intrusive Large Interlocking Crystals!!!
  12. 12. IGNEOUS---Intrusive Large Interlocking Crystals!
  13. 13. IGNEOUS---Intrusive Large Interlocking Crystals!
  14. 14. IGNEOUS---Intrusive Large Interlocking Crystals!
  15. 15. 3 Main Rock Types
  16. 16. How to make a clastic sedimentary rock
  17. 17. Sedimentary
  18. 18. 3 Main Rock Types
  19. 19. Metamorphic rocks form from HEAT&PRESSURE
  20. 20. Contact Metamorphism <ul><li>Deep underground, zones of metamorphism form around the hot magma of batholiths. </li></ul><ul><li>L.Gardiner/Windows Original </li></ul>
  21. 21. Regional Metamorphism <ul><li>Tectonic forces smash continents together. The rocks get heated and become semi-molten. The added pressure causes the mineral to separate into bands and sometime to even flow before cooling again! </li></ul>
  22. 22. Common Metamorphic Rocks Parent Rock Metamorphic Rock Granite Gneiss Shale Slate Sandstone Quartzite
  23. 23. The Rock Cycle

×