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Geology Classifying Rocks

The following table demonstrates how rocks can be classified. Fill in the boxes with the missing words. A list of the words is provided but the words are all jumbled up. You may need resource material e.g. textbooks or internet access to carry out this activity. Some words have been added as clues.

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Missing Word List:

Sandstone Gabbro Dacite Siltstone Quartzite Slate Metamorphic Conglomerate Chemical Biological Intrusive Breccia Basal Foliated Dolomite Mudstone Chert Igneous Granite Rhyolite Shale Marble Schist Granodiorite