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Soil is crushed stone from thousands of years ago.

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How are rocks changed into soil?

Rocks are changed into soil by breaking down into soil

Is soil with rocks in it a pure substance or a mixture?

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How are rocks change into soil?

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What does soils were once rocks mean?

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What do rocks have that are so good for soil?

The minerals from the rocks

What kind of soil are there?

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What does 'soil was once rocks' mean?

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What weathering material leaves ridges of broken rock and soil?

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How does the permeability of soil and rocks affect the flow of groundwater?

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What does weathering cause?

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Will there be soil if rocks do not weather?


Will a plant grow better if it has rocks on its soil or without?

Will a plant grow better if it has rocks around it or just with soil?

How do rocks become components of soil?

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How is soil produced?

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Is aquamarine found in soil?

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What is the connection between soil and the weathering and erosion of rocks?

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Why rocks form to soil?

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