rocks and minerals

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  1. what is metomorphic
    • created by heat and pressure
    • pressure comes from rock above and heat comes from earths mantal
    • there are foliated an dnon foliated
  2. what is sedimentary ?
    • formed from sediment (small pieces of rock)
    • 3 types of sedimentary:
    • clastic- small rock stacked together by minerals
    • chenical- formed when water evaperates
    • organic - remains of sea organisims
  3. whats is igneaous ?
    • formed from molten material (magma/lava)
    • 2 types:
    • introcial- from magma
    • extrocial- from lava
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rocks and minerals
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