Vocabulary Chapter 16
Chapter 16 All of them
Deposited- put, laid, or set
Sediments- small pieces of rock, soil, and other materials
Extrusive- of rock material
Intrusive- a type of ingenuous rock that generally contains large crystals and forms when magma cools slowly beneath Earth's Surface.
Cemented- Sedimentary rocks created when dissolved minerals, such as calcite, filled in gaps between sediments and glued particles together.
Fossils- the preserved trace, imprint, or remains of a plant or animal
Contact Metamorphism- a change in the texture, structure, or chemical composition of a rock due to contact with magma.
Foliation- (geology) the arrangement of leaf like layers in a rock
Regional metamorphism- A change in the texture, structure, or chemical composition of a rock due to changes in temperature and pressure over a large area, generally as a result of tectonic forces.
Stable- maintaining equilibrium