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List of rock types

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A list of rock types recognized by petrologists. There is no agreed-upon number of specific types of rocks. Any unique combination of chemical composition, ...

Rocks: Pictures of Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary Rocks

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Igneous Rocks: Photos, descriptions and facts about intrusive and extrusive igneous ... Trap Rock Trap Rock is a name applied to any dark-colored igneous rock ...

Mineral Varieties and Other Names A-Z - The Mineral and Gemstone ...

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Complete index of minerals varieties and other names. ... Complete Information Guide to Rocks, Minerals, & Gemstones. Loading. Minerals. Minerals & Varieties.

Neighborhood Rocks: Names of Rocks: Identify Common Types of ...

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Mar 12, 2001 ... Go here to see the most common kinds of rocks that we find in yards, gardens, and parking lots. You'll find rock names, photos, and lots of other ...

An alphabetical listing of metamorphic rocks - JMU Home

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Oct 25, 2000 ... Below is an alphabetical list of metamorphic rocks. If you know the name of a rock and want to learn more about it, clicking on the name will ...

The 3 basic rock types - U. of Oregon

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The earth is made of igneous rock - at least at the surface where our planet is exposed to the coldness of space. Igneous rocks are given names based upon two ...

Rock and mineral names – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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Observant naturalists and geologists exploring New Zealand have identified a number of unique or unusual rocks and minerals, often naming them after the ...

The Gallery of Minerals - Rocks, Minerals and Crystals for Earth ...

www.rocksandminerals4u.com/minerals.html

The Mica Group is the name given to a group of silicate minerals that have silicon ... It is common as a rock-forming mineral and is present in all three rock types: ...

The Rock Gallery has Igneous Metamorphic Sedimentary Rock ...

www.rocksandminerals4u.com/igneous_metamorphic_sedimentary_rock.html

Granite is a common intrusive plutonic igneous rock. Because it cools slowly crystals have time to form. The name granite comes from the Latin word granum ...

Types of Rocks - Kids Love Rocks

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Rocks come in many different colors, shapes, and sizes. Because no two rocks are exactly alike, they are a lot of fun to collect. Your rock collection will be truly ...

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Rock Name

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ROCK NAME. DESCRIPTION: Rock type. Index: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z. Valid entries: agglomerate albite granite algal limestone

Rock Types - Sandatlas

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Graywacke is an old and vaguely defined rock name for a coarse-grained firmly indurated sandstone that is dark-colored and contains lots of clay and lithic ...

The types of rock: igneous, metarmorphic and sedimentary

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Jan 12, 2015 ... Here, the name says it all – these are rocks that underwent a metamorphosis; they changed. They were either sedimentary or igneous (or even ...