Rocks and The Rock Cycle
3 Main Rock Types
3 Main Rock Types
Igneous
Igneous
IGNEOUS---Extrusive  Little or NO Crystals!
IGNEOUS---Extrusive  Little or NO Crystals!
IGNEOUS---Extrusive  Little or NO Crystals!
IGNEOUS---Extrusive Little or NO Crystals!
Igneous
IGNEOUS---Intrusive Large Interlocking Crystals!!!
IGNEOUS---Intrusive  Large Interlocking Crystals!
IGNEOUS---Intrusive  Large Interlocking Crystals!
IGNEOUS---Intrusive  Large Interlocking Crystals!
3 Main Rock Types
How to make a clastic sedimentary rock
Sedimentary
3 Main Rock Types
  Metamorphic rocks form from HEAT&PRESSURE
Contact Metamorphism <ul><li>Deep underground, zones of metamorphism form around the hot magma of batholiths. </li></ul><u...
Regional Metamorphism <ul><li>Tectonic forces smash continents together.  The rocks get heated and become semi-molten.  Th...
Common Metamorphic Rocks Parent Rock Metamorphic Rock Granite Gneiss Shale Slate Sandstone Quartzite
The Rock Cycle
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Rocks And The Rock Cycle 1196662026190094 3

  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

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