Download Rock Cycle Answers File

Survey
yes no Was this document useful for you?
   Thank you for your participation!

* Your assessment is very important for improving the work of artificial intelligence, which forms the content of this project

Document related concepts

Large igneous province wikipedia, lookup

Sedimentary rock wikipedia, lookup

Igneous rock wikipedia, lookup

Transcript
ANSWERS
THE ROCK CYCLE
Sedimentary rocks
2
1
6
Igneous rocks
5
Metamorphic rocks
rocs
4
3
1.
In the rock cycle above, six processes are shown. Match the processes that are identical.
Process 1 is identical to 5. Process 3 is identical to 6 . Process 2 is identical to 4.
2.
Describe what is happening in:
(a) Process 1.
Erosion of the igneous rock followed by transport,
deposition, sedimentation, compaction and cementation of the fragments
(b)
Process 2. Deep burial of the sedimentary rock in which high pressures
and temperatures change its structure and minerals.
(c)
Process 3.
In subduction zones, the metamorphic rock melts back into
magma and is then erupted to form igneous rocks
3.
Which of the following rocks could be formed in process 4? Circle your answer(s).
granite
limestone
marble
schist
coal
pounamu
basalt
sandstone