Asked in Geology, Geography, Rocks and Minerals
Does the smallest group of rock forming minerals consist of silicates?
No. Silicates are the largest group of rock forming minerals.
Asked in Rocks and Minerals
Can the gravel in a sedimentary rock consist of both igneous and metamorphic rock?
Rock contained within a sedimentary rock could be igneous, metamorphic, sedimentary, or any combination of the three rock types in origin. ...
Asked in Metamorphic Rock
Marble was an metamorphic rock that was origanally what?
Marble was an metamorphic rock that was originally a sedimentary rock, which consist of limestone that has undergone heat and pressure metamorphosis under temperatures in excess of 1800ºF. ...
What are the similarities between a felsic magma andmafic magma?
Both consist of molten rock and minerals
Asked in Geology
Can you have a rock comprised of a single mineral?
A rock such as quartzite or marble consists of basically one mineral. So yes, a rock could consist of a single mineral, although most definitions describe a rock as consisting of combinations of minerals. ...
Asked in Planet Saturn
How the rings of Saturn are numbered what do they consist of?
saturns rings are made up of dust, ice, and chunks of rock :-)