Rocks

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Rock Report Exercise Due Date: 4/1/2014 Name: Rianne Richter Class: 1121k Grade: /35 After you have finished Lab Exercises 4, 5, and 7, complete the following questions. You may have to refer to the exercises for assistance to locate specific answers. 1. Match the rock type with the correct statement describing its formation. (3 point). ❖ Found where the atmosphere or liquid water causes erosion and movement of rock pieces. Metamorphic Formation ❖ Found mostly near convergent tectonic plate boundaries where the P/T condition can be very high.…show more content…
|Planet |Water |Atmosphere |Molten interior |Plate tectonics | |Mercury |No |No |Early on |No | |Venus |No |Thick |Yes |No | |Earth |Liquid, ice |Medium |Yes |Yes | |Moon |No |No |Early on |No | |Mars |Ice |Thin |For a while, no more |No | 10. Where in our solar system might we find igneous rocks? (Hint: what factors are necessary for igneous rocks to form?) (2 point) 11. Where is our solar system might we find metamorphic rocks? (Hint: what factors are necessary for metamorphic rocks to form?) (2 point) Earth only, need plate tectonics for changing of rocks. 12. Where is our solar system might we find sedimentary rocks? (Hint: what factors are necessary for sedimentary rocks to form?) (2 point) 13. What is

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