How to Classify Rocks?

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Got a rock you'd like to classify? Well, there's three categories - sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic. Use a chart to find your rock's classification. You can find more information here: http://www.appstate.edu/˜abbottrn/rck-id/
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1. Know how the three different types of rocks are formed and where they are formed to begin to classify them. Sedimentary rocks are made from layers of sand, minerals and rock particles
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Rocks are categorized into three distinct types. based on their method of formation. The three types are. igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. Early in Earth's history, all rock
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Sedimentary rocks are classified on the basis of the texture (grain size) of the
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on their grain sizes, shapes, arrangements, and (in some cases) mineralogy. Source(s) http://itc.gsw.edu/faculty/bcarter/physg….
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How to Classify Rocks
Studying rocks is like uncovering a mystery. At first glance, you might not be able to tell much about a rock, but as you study its different characteristics, you can learn how it was made, what minerals it is composed of, and where that type of rock is... More »
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Rocks are classified by the mineral and chemical composition, texture, and formation. The three types are igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic.
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