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foilated
non-foliated
metamorphic
igneous
rock cycle
sedimentary
compaction
cementation
andesitic
granitic
basaltic
lave
rock
ore
gem
fracture
streak
hardness
cleavage
specific gravity
luster
silicate
magma
crystal
mieral

Rock Cycle & Minerals Word Search

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Description

cementation
Heat and Pressure
Erosion
Pyrite
Pumice
Marble
Basalt
Gneiss
Shale
Sandstone
Limestone
Obsidian
Granite
Slate
Sedimentary Rock
Sediment
Metamorphic Rock
Igneous Rock
Magma

Rocks and minerals Word Search

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Description

erosion
weathering
cementation
magma
rock cycle
fracture
cleavage
hardness
nonmetallic
metallic
luster
streak
volcanic
plutonic
coarse
obsidian
limestone
marble
sandstone
mineral alignment
horizontal layers
fossil
ripple marks
foliation
banding
fragmental
bioclastic
clastic
granite
extrusive
intrusive
metamorphic
igneous
sedimentary
rock
Mineral

Igneous, Metamorphic, and Sedimentary Rocks Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Is formed by magma cooling and hardening igneous
Is formed by heat and pressure metamorphic
Is formed by being cemented and compacted sedimentary
Is the amout of light the rock/mineral reflects luster
1way the earths surface changes quickly volcanos
Is an example of a Sedimentary rock limestone
Is an example of an Igneous rock Granite
Is an example of a Metamorphic rock Gneiss
The color of a mineral in powdered form Streak
The combination of one or more minerals rock
The process by which water, wind, ice and changes in temperature break down rock weathering
Sediment is being moved from one place to another erosion
Sediment comes to rest deposition
The processes in which rock changes from one type to another rockcycle
The hardest mineral known diamond

Rock Cycle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Rocks formed by extreme heat and pressure Metamorphic
Rocks formed by the cooling of magma Igneous
Rocks formed by weathering, layering, and compaction Sedimentary
This molten material cools inside a volcano Magma
This igneous rock that cools slowly has large crystals and coarse grains Intrusive
This igneous rock that cools quickly has small crystals and fine grains Extrusive
This material cools on the exterior of a volcano Lava
A mixture of minerals forms this Rock
The Latin word meaning "igneous" Fire
Sedimentary rocks often have layers that contain this Fossils
A specific type of sedimentary rock Sandstone
A specific type of metamorphic rock Quartzite
A specific type of igneous rock Granite

Rock cycle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is formed by deposition Sedimentary
What is a inorganic substance Mineral
What is from magma or lave Igneous
What is called the process of rocks Rockcycle
What is a solid mineral material that to form on the surface of earth Rock
The process of eroding by wind Erosion
What is a rock that transform by heat or pressure Metamorphic
What are the metamorphic process Heat
Different type of sedimentary rocks Limestone
What cause a igneous rock Cooling
What is called when magma reached earth surface and turned in a rock surface Extrusive
What wears away and change things Weathering
What is another metamorphic process Pressure
What are intrusive igneous rocks Basalt
What breaks down things Deposition
When rocks are stick together what is that called Compacting

MINERALS CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

Physical property of some minerals that causes them to break along smooth, flat surfaces. Cleavage
solid in which the atoms are arranged in an orderly, repeating pattern. Crystal
physical property of some minerals that causes them to break with uneven, rough, or jagged surfaces. Fracture
measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched. Hardness
beautiful, rare, highly, prized mineral that can be worn in jewelry Gem
describes the way a mineral reflects light from its surface; can be metallic or nonmetallic. Luster
hot, melted rock material beneath Earth’s surface. Magma
naturally occurring inorganic solid that has a definite chemical composition and an orderly internal atomic structure. Mineral
deposit in which a mineral exists in large enough amounts to be mined at a profit Ore
describes a mineral that contains silicon and oxygen and usually one or more other elements. Silicate
ratio of a mineral’s weight compared with the weight of an equal volume of water. Specific gravity
color of a mineral when it is in powdered form. Streak

All About Rocks Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Glues particles of sediment together cementation
Break up of rock by water, wind and ice Erosion
Grains arranged randomly Unfoliated
The study of rocks Geology
A rock that contains metal or useful mineral that can be mined & sold for a profit Ore
How light is reflected Luster
Formed from layers of eroded sediment packed together Sedimentary
are materials that occur in nature Mineral
Uses the Mohn scale Hardness
Jagged or uneven Fracture
Someone that studies rocks Geologist
Smooth break or flat break Cleavage
Presses sediment together Compaction
Formed from magma or lava Igneous
Rocks form under the surface Intrusive
Rounded hollow rock lined with crystals Geode
Igneous or sedimentary rock that has changed by heat or pressires Metamorphic
Color of mineral powder Streak
Rocks form on the surface Extrusive
Hardest Diamond
Solid material made up of one or more minerals Rock
Sediment settles Deposition
Narrow area of the mineral that is different from the surrounding rock Vein
Softness Talc
Grains arranged in layers or bands Foliated

THE ROCK CYCLE Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

METAMORPHOSIS
PRESSURE
HEAT
MAGMA
EROSION
MARBLE
SLATE
WEATHERING
VOLCANO
SEDIMENTARY
METAMORPHIC
IGNEOUS
CHALK
SANDSTONE
BASALT
Pyrite
cementation
SEDIMENT

Rocks and Minerals Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Types of rock that are formed by the deposition of material at the earth surface. sedimentary
sedimentary rocks being exposed to extreme weather. Metamophic
Rocks formed through the cooling and solidification of magma or lava. Igneous
Hot fluid or semi fluid material below or within the earth's crust. Magma
Hot molten or semifluid rock erupted from a volcano lava
Matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid sediment
The solid mineral material forming part of the surface of the earth Rock
A solid inorganic substance of natural occurrence Mineral
The change of minerals or geologic texture in pre-existing rocks. metamorphism
The continuous physical force exerted on or against an object Pressure
A hard sedimentary rock, composed mainly of calcium limestone
Sedimentary rock consisting of sand or quartz grains cemented together Sandstone
A hard, solid, nonmetallic mineral matter of which rock is made Stone
A metamorphic rock with a banded or foliated structure Gneiss
A very hard, granular, crystalline, igneous rock consisting mainly of quartz. Granite
A hard, non-foliated metamorphic rock which was originally pure quartz. Quartzite
An aluminosilicate mineral typically occurring as fibrous masses. Sillimanite
A hard crystalline metamorphic form of limestone, typically white. Marble
A various colored or transparent mineral. Micas
A class of rock-forming silicate or aluminosilicate minerals. Amphibole

Rocks and minerals Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

a carbonate mineral and the most stable polymorph of calcium carbonate Calcite
a machine that collects oil Guahers
This chemical element has the symbol S and atomic number of 16 Sulphur
India is the largest producer of this mineral Mica
A mineral usually made up of colorless or pale-colored crystals Feldspar
a component of soil formed by the decomposition of leaves and other plant material Humus
a fracture in rock containing a deposit of minerals or ore Vein
a silvery-white metal in the actinide series of the periodic table Uranium
A fossil formed when sediment fills the inside or covers the outside of a dead organism Mold Fossil
a soft finely stratified sedimentary rock that formed from consolidated mud or clay Shale
also known as common mica, isinglass, or potash mica Muscovite
a hard, dark, glasslike volcanic rock formed by the rapid solidification of lava without crystallization Obsidian
a clay mineral composed of hydrated magnesium silicate Talc
The word from sweden directly translates to heavy stone Tungsten
the process of scraping or wearing away Abrasion
a metamorphic rock that may be foliated or nonfoliated Marble
Made up of sodium chloride and colorless cubic crystals Halite
a group of dark-colored amphibole minerals found in many types of igneous and metamorphic rocks Hornblende
a mixture of hydrous aluminum oxides, aluminum hydroxides, clay minerals, and insoluble materials Bauxite
unrefined petroleum Crude Oil
extracting a metal from ore by BLANK Smelting
a low-grade iron ore consisting largely of chert Taconite
a reddish-black mineral consisting of ferric oxide Hematite
a name used for a large group of black mica minerals that are commonly found in igneous and metamorphic rocks Biotite
flammable gas, consisting largely of methane and other hydrocarbons Natural Gas