Chapter 8 Review

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Chapter 8 Review
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Chapter 8 Review and Test Prep
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  1. What is a natural, nonliving solid crystal that is found in rocks?
    Mineral
  2. What forms when weathered rock, soil, and dead plant and animal matter settle in a body of water?
    Sediment
  3. What change might heat and pressure do to another form of rock?
    Metamorphic Rock
  4. What does cooled lava become?
    Igneous Rock
  5. Where are fossils sometimes found?
    In the layers of sedimentary rocks
  6. What describes how a mineral reflects light?
    Luster
  7. What physical property do scientists use to identify a mineral?
    Color
  8. What does weathering cause?
    Rocks to wear away.
  9. What are rocks?
    Rocks are combinations of one or more minerals.
  10. What do the igneous rocks have after the magma slowly cools below the Earth's surface?
    The have large crystals.
  11. What is the process called that breaks down old rocks and forms new rocks over millions of years?
    It is the Rock Cycle.
  12. What is an igneous rock that cools slowly?
    Obsidian

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