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How is a rock different from a mineral?? What determines how a rock is classified into different types?
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  • ayeeeitskateee
FOR QUESTION 1)) A mineral is a naturally occurring, inorganic compound with a unique chemical structure and physical properties. A rock is a solid, stony mass composed of a combination of minerals or other organic compounds. For example, quartz and feldspars are minerals, but when formed together, they make a rock, granite. FOR QUESTION 2)) Every rock has characteristics that reflect its process of formation; these are used to determine whether the rock is igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic. Identification of rock types within the three divisions depends on the nature of the mineral grains, including their composition and size and relationship to surrounding grains; the way the rock occurs; how uniform it is; its hardness; how it reacts with acid; its colour; and the way in which it breaks.
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january123
  • january123
http://jersey.uoregon.edu/~mstrick/AskGeoMan/geoQuerry13.html

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