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How does sedimentary rock change into igneous rock?
Sedimentary rock can be changed into igneous rock by undergoing melting and then solidification. At a subduction zone (at a convergent plate boundary, where one plate slides beneath another), layers of sedimentary rock will be assimilated into the mantle. Some areas may undergo enough heating to actually melt, especially if there is water or carbon dioxide trapped in the rock. If this rock later makes it to the surface and cools, it will become an igneous rock. Another area where sedimentary rock could be changed into igneous rock is on the interior of a composite volcano -- The heat and force of the magma could break off chunks of volcanic welded tuff, causing it to melt. If the volcano then erupts, the former sedimentary rock would be incorporated into the lava and solidify into igneous rock.
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When a igneous rocks is put under pressure and undergoes the process of erosion from water, thus becomes a sedimentary rock.
Normally when sedimentary rocks are squashed and heated they do indeed change, they become metamorphic rocks. e.g. mud will be turned into slate - limestone into marble etc. … As the metamorphic temperature and pressure increase still further, most sedimentary rocks end up as Granulites or Banded Gneisses which look very much like igneous rocks (Granites). In the extreme, sedimentary rocks can melt, and these melts will form new magmas which will eventually harden to form new igneous rocks.
Sedimentary rocks can change to igneous rock when it goes through the rock cycle so a sediment can move to igneous rock where there is a volcanic activity happens making t…he the sediment get heat and pressure that makes igneous rock.So when you do the rock cycle you can go from igneous rock to a metamorphic rock.
The igneous rock must be broken down into fragments called sediment and somehow cemented together.
Sedimentary rock to change to Igneous rock by applying heat and pressure , which creates Metamorphic rock . Next , Metamorphic rock turns to Magma because it melts . Lastly yo…u have to let the Magma cool and it becomes an Igneous rock . That is how Sedimentary rock changes to Igneous rock .
Metamorphic rocks were once sedimentary or igneous rocks that have been changed (metamorphosed) by squashing and heating them. They can change back into sedimentary rocks ON…LY by being exposed at the Earth's surface then being weathered and eroded. The particles formed are then be redeposited to form new sedimentary rocks. To form an igneous rock out of a metamorphic rock you need have conditions in the Earth that will raise the temperature high enough to form a melt out of the rocks. This melt (magma) can then form new igneous rocks.
There are a lot of processes involved that transform a sedimentary rock into an igneous or metamorphic rock. But in short detail a sedimentary rock becomes metamorphic when it… is exposed to pressure and or heat. The chemical composition of the rock doesn't change once its been metamorphosed, but its physical properties to. The rock body doesn't ever completey melt, it remains mostly solid. Now for a sedimentary rock to become igneous, it must be completely melted. When this happens the physical and chemical compositions of the rock are now different then what is was as a sedimentary rock.
Metamorphic rock must first turn into sediment through uplift, weathering, erosion and deposition before the sediments can undergo lithification and become sedimentary rock. F…urther compaction, pressure, and heat can turn it into metamorphic rock. In order to change into igneous rock it would need to be buried so deep in the earth that the heat partially melts the metamorphic rock forming magma. Then the magma would need to ascend, cool, and undergo recrystallization to form igneous rock.
yes, first they erode and the sediments are transported and deposited and then with time and pressure and heat they are turned into sedimentary rocks
A short answer is that igneous may undergo crystalline restructuring and change under significant heat and pressure (though not enough to completely liquefy it). These changes… occur underground and eventually the rock may be considered metamorphic. Igneous rocks that are exposed may be weathered and small particles deposited at riverbeds or ocean bottoms. After a long enough time, in the right conditions, these fragments bond together (much like concrete) to form sedimentary rock.
When a sedimentary or igneous rock subjected to "high temperature and pressure", it changes to a metamorphic rock.
The rock cycle is pretty involved. Without a diagram, it's a little hard to explain. It helps to know the definitions of each: Igneous: Formed from fire sedimentary: Formed f…rom sediment (like sand or gravel) Metamorphic: Formed from an existing rock being subject to intense heat and/or pressure, but not enough to completely melt the rock. Basically: Sedimentary --> igneous via melting and solidifying (probably within the mantle of the Earth). During melting, the entire chemical and thus mineral composition of the rock is changed. When this magma cools again into an igneous (formed from fire) rock, it is a completely new rock. Sedimentary --> metamorphic via intense heat and pressure, but not enough to completely melt the rock and change it's chemical structure. Not sure if you wanted all the possible combinations, but I'm having fun so here you go: igneous --> Sedimentary via erosion in to sediment particles and then cementing into sedimentary rock. igneous --> metamorphic via heat and/or pressure great enough to change the rock's form without completely melting it (same as sedimentary) metamorphic --> sedimentary via erosion in to sediment particles and then cementing into sedimentary rock. (same as before) Metamorphic --> igneous via melting into magma in the mantle and cooling and solidifying again as a different rock. So basically, ANY type of rock can be changed into an igneous rock by getting melted completely and then cooling again into rock. ANY type of rock can become sedimentary by eroding (breaking down) into small particles (sediment) and then being cemented together again by a number of different possible processes. ANY type of rock can be made into a metamorphic rock by being subject to heat and/or pressure great enough to morph the rock with out destroying its chemical/mineral composition.
Usually it is sedimentary rock that is changed into metamorphic - however it is entirely possible for igneous rock to become metamorphic as well. Metamorphic means different f…orm, and in the geological since it mean rock that has been changed by heat and pressure. Now there isn't too much that can be done to igneous rock to change it chemically, by heat and pressure. But it can undergo physical distortions.
the igneous rock breaks into sediments(pieces) and then they come together and from a sedimentary rock or they heat up and change
Sedimentary rock melts, then it cools to form Igneous rock. Hoped this helped. :)
Igneous rock is rock formed from a volcanic eruption. Sedimentary rock can change into metamorphic rock (which shares some properties with igneous rock) under enough heat/pres…sure. If it gets deep enough, the rock melts in the mantle and may get ejected from a volcano (this process takes thousands/millions of years) as igneous rock, but it is the "volcano" bit that makes it igneous rock.
An igneous rock can not change directly into a sedimentary rock. The process of weathering and erosion will destroy an igneous rock over time and the pieces resulting from… these processes will then be transported away and deposited as new sediments that will lithify into sedimentary rock.