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Rocks: Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary


Rocks hold the history of the earth and the materials that will be used to build its future.

Igneous
Pumice
Igneous Rocks: Photos, descriptions and facts about intrusive and extrusive igneous rocks.

Andesite
Andesite

  Basalt
Basalt

  Quartz Diorite
Diorite

Gabbro
Gabbro

  Granite
Granite

  Obsidian
Obsidian

Pegmatite
Pegmatite

  Peridotite
Peridotite

  Pumice
Pumice

Rhyolite
Rhyolite
  Scoria
Scoria
  Welded Tuff
Tuff
Metamorphic
gneiss
Metamorphic Rocks: Photos, descriptions and facts about foliated and non-foliated metamorphic rocks.

Amphibolite
Amphibolite

  Gneiss
Gneiss

  Hornfels
Hornfels

Marble
Marble

  Novaculite
Novaculite

  Phyllite
Phyllite

Quartzite
Quartzite

  Muscovite Schist
Schist

  Slate
Slate

Soapstone
Soapstone
       
Sedimentary
conglomerate
Sedimentary Rocks: Photos and facts about clastic, chemical and organic sedimentary rocks.

Breccia
Breccia

  Chert
Chert

  Anthracite Coal
Coal

Conglomerate
Conglomerate

  dolomite
Dolomite

  Flint
Flint

Hematite Iron Ore
Iron Ore

  Limestone
Limestone

  Halite Rock Salt
Rock Salt

Sandstone
Sandstone
  Shale
Shale
  Siltstone
Siltstone
 

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