Conglomerate. By: Hannah D. Classification. Rocks are classified in 3 groups 1.Sedimentary 2.Metamorphic 3.Igneous. The classification.
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The classification of my rock is Sedimentary.Sedimentary means composed of layers and layers of broken rock fragments,sea shell,and chemicals such as calcium carbonate.
The color of my rock
My rock looks shiny. The color of my rock is shiny and pink, or white and shiny.
How my rock is formed
My rock is composed of large,rounded pieces of rock.
Composed of layers and layers of broken rock fragments,sea shells,and chemicals such as calcium carbonate.
The minerals in my rock
The minerals that is found in my rock is
The mineral Quartz
Here are 3 ways to identify the mineral Quartz…
The first property of my mineral
The first property of my mineral means Streak:is the color of a mineral in powdered form.You can see a mineral’s streak by rubbing a sample across and unglazed ceramic plate and observing the powder left behind.Sometimes a mineral’s streak is very different from the color of the sample.
The second property of my mineral
Hardness:is the resistance of a mineral to scratching.Geologists use the Moh’s hardness scale to seriate and compare mineral hardness.
The third property of my rock
Luster is how a mineral reflects light or how it shines.Some ways to describe luster include glassy or vitreous, dull, and pearly.
My rock is found
My rock is found in TEXAS.
The websites I found it in
The websites I found them in is kids.yahoo.com and www.fossweb.com.