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non foliated
the metamorphic rock texture in which mineral grains are not arranged in planes or bands
organic sedimentary rock
rock that formns from the remains of plants or animals
compaction
a process in which the volume and porosity is overlaying sediment
metamorphism
the process in which rock changes
cementation
a process in which minerals precipitate into pores
felsic
lightly colored and made of feldspar and silicon
clastic sedimentary rock
rock that forms when fragments of rock are cemented together
rock cycle
the process in which rock is created and destroyed
chemical sedimentary rock
forms when minerals precipitate from a soulution
contact metamorphism
changes made due to contact with magma
intrusive igneous rock
when magma cools and solidifies beneath earths surface
regional metamorphism
changes made due to changes in tempature and pressure
igneuos rock
rock that forms when magma cools and solidifies
mafic
a dark colored and made of magnesium and iron
extrusive igneous rock
rock that forms from the cooling and solidification of lava at earths surface
foliation
mineral grains arranged in bands
bowens reaction series
the simplified pattern that illustrates the order in which minerals crystalize from cooling magma according to thier chemical composition and melting point

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