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A naturally occurring, nonliving solid with a definite structure and compositions is______
a) rock
b) mineral
c) quartz
d) rock cycle

A ___________________ is an igneous rock made up of mica, feldspar, quartz and hornblede.
a) rock cycle
b) granite
c) quartz
d) rock

If the minerals in a sedimentary rock melt and then cool, they can form a (n)
a) sedimentary
b) igneous
c) metamorphic
d) sediments

___________________ has no visible banding in metamorphic rocks.
a) foliated
b) basaltic
c) nonfoliated
d) cementation

___________________ is a molten material that reaches the Earth's surface.
a) magma
b) igneous
c) waste coal
d) lava

Bits of weathered rock, minerals, plants, and animals that have been eroded.
a) rock
b) metamorphic rocks
c) sediments
d) intrusive

One of the softest minerals is _____________________________.
a) gold
b) graphite
c) amethis
d) talc

A mixture of minerals, meineraloids, glass, or organic matter.
a) rock
b) lava
c) foliated
d) cementation

Processes by which rocks form and change.
a) mineral cycle
b) rock cycle
c) igneous cycle
d) metamorphic cycle

Sedimentary and igneous rocks can be changed into metamorphic rocks by heat and __________.
a) layering
b) pressure
c) erosion
d) cementartion

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