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by Bentley Smith

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The rock cycle
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Igneous rocks form when hot, molten rock crystallizes and solidifies. The melt originates deep within the Earth near active plate boundaries or hot spots, then rises toward the surface
they are used for building and statues
from deposits of pre-existing rocks or pieces of once-living organism that accumulate on the Earth's surface
Sedimentary from the ocean to deserts to caves.
sandstone, limestone, and shale
you can find metamorphic rock at mountain ranges
When rocks are subjected to high heat, high pressure, hot mineral-rich fluids or, more commonly, some combination of these factors.
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