Rock Classification

By: Kristin Strickland

What is a rock?

A rock is a solid mineral material forming part of the surface of the earth and other similar planets. There are three different types of rock on Earth. There are igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.

Examples of Different Rocks

The Rock Cycle

The Rock Cycle is a process in which rocks go through just to become a different type of rock. A rock can become the same rock again if it goes through the whole process.
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