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Published on January 14, 2008

Author: Vilfrid


Slide1:  The Rock Cycle Magma or Lava Igneous Sediments Sedimentary Metamorphic Labeling Your Rock Cycle:  Labeling Your Rock Cycle Color the boxes as indicated below: Magma or lava = blue Igneous = red Sediments – brown Sedimentary – orange Metamorphic – green Add an arrow to indicate each of the following: Red arrow from magma or lava to igneous rocks. Brown arrow from igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary to sediments. Orange arrow from sediments to sedimentary. Green arrow from igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic to metamorphic. Blue arrow from igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic to magma or lava. Label each arrow as indicated below: Red arrow = cooling/crystallization/solidification Brown arrow = erosion and deposition Orange arrow = compaction and cementation Green arrow = heat/pressure/chemical action Blue arrow = melting In the boxes, list the following examples of each rock type: Igneous = basalt, gabbro, obsidian, granite, pumice, rhyolite Sedimentary = coal, limestone, shale, sandstone, breccia, conglomerate Metamorphic = slate, schist, gniess, quartzite, marble

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