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Rock Questions and Answers (Q&A)

A. Ameli
Answered: Aug 30, 2017
Permeable objects are those that contain small holes because they allow water or liquid to pass through. Gas can also go through permeable rocks. When these rocks are located in rivers, they will...Read More

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E.Ronald
Answered: Jan 03, 2018
Sedimentary rocks are formed by elements coming together due to it cementing together. It is a process that has occurred due to materials eroding and then coming together. Metamorphic rocks are...Read More

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J. Lautner, Product Manager
Answered: Aug 06, 2019
When we refer to the terms igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic, we are talking about rock. These are the three types of rock which also have their differences. Their major differences, after...Read More

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L. Brett, Sales Manager
Answered: Dec 14, 2018
A rock that forms when magma hardens beneath Earth's surface called an extrusive igneous rock. These types of rocks are formed when magma (which forms lava under the Earth's surface) eventually...Read More

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John Adney
Answered: Mar 17, 2017
It is not weathering. The correct answer should be erosion.

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Markda John
Answered: Jan 02, 2018
Most rocks are a mixture of minerals. Metamorphic rocks, for example, are made when existing rocks are introduced to heat and pressure. Diamonds - made of carbon - are a good example. Marble is...Read More

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C. Bernthal, Teacher
Answered: Nov 27, 2018
Slate is the weather resistant water proof rock formed by metamorphosis of shale. Slate is mostly a fine grained foliated homogeneous type of rock which is from a parent rock that is mostly shale...Read More

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Jason B. Elster
Answered: Apr 20, 2018
Limestone is any limestone made mostly from calcium carbonate in the form of the minerals calcinate or alginate, that contains an abundance of apparently visible fossils or fossil traces. This...Read More

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Aagillett
Answered: Dec 01, 2020
Sandstone

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Anthony Paul Bonadio, Teacher
Answered: May 02, 2019
The sedimentary rock is known as a type of rock that may have been formed because of the accumulation of different particles in one place. For example, there are different organic particles that...Read More

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Perez D.Scarlett
Answered: May 03, 2018
Obsidian is igneous rock that forms when specific rock material cools so abruptly that atoms cannot arrange themselves into a crystalline structure. Obsidian is usually an extrusive rock that...Read More

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O. Bickis, Corporate employee
Answered: Dec 18, 2018
Unless you are a scientist or geologist, you may have trouble identifying different kinds of rocks. Some of the igneous rocks include quartz, feldspar and mica. If you have ever replaced your...Read More

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Zirkleg
Answered: Dec 01, 2020
Sediment, sediments

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Anika Nicole, Wordsmith
Answered: Apr 16, 2018
Rock salt, also known as Halite in the industry, is a mineral formed from Sodium Chloride (NaCl). It is mostly white in color or can be colorless. Rock salt is also found in some other colors...Read More

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C. Bernthal, Teacher
Answered: Mar 26, 2019
The correct answer is marble.
Marble is the rock that withstands weather well and is often used for statues. Marble is an abundant type of rock, it can be easily carved, and it is dur...Read More

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