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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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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