The Rock Cycle. What’s Energy Got to Do With It?. But First!. Some background information…. What are Rocks?. Rocks are aggregates of 2 or more minerals. Petrology is the study of rocks. There are three classifications of rocks: igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. Igneous Rocks.
What’s Energy Got to Do With It?
Some background information…
Granite is an igneous rock
Sedimentary rock is formed in three main ways:
Limestone and shale are both types of sedimentary rock
Slate is a type of metamorphic rock
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