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No. The chemical composition remains the same.

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Most earthquakes are produced by the rapid release of which kind of energy stored in rock subjected to great forces

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Is breaking a rock into pieces chemical or mechanical weathering?

This would be mechanical weathering because you are not changing the chemical composition of the rock.


Breaking down rock by changing its chemical composition?

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When rocks break down without changing the rock material it is called?

The process of breaking down the rock material without changing its chemical composition is called mechanical weathering.


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Igneous rock is rock that came from a volcano. Its source makes it igneous not its chemical composition.


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carbonic acid weather rocks by changing the chemical composition of mineral in the rock.


What is the chemical makeup of a rock?

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What is the chemical composition of igneous rock?

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What changes a rock's composition?

Chemical Changes


What is the composition of rock?

chemical make up


Differentiate physical chemical weathering?

mechanical weathering breaks rocks into smaller pieces without changing their composition while on chemical weathering breaks down rocks by forming new minerals that are stable at the earth's surfaces.


The process that occurs when physical forces break rock into smaller pieces without changing the rock's chemical composition is called?

weathering, erosion by nature.


What is one product of chemical weathering?

it changes the chemical composition of rock


What characteristics determines the chemical composition of an igneous rock?

An igneous rock is any crystalline or glassy rock that forms from cooling of a magma. Color and texture help determine the chemical composition of the rock.


What characteristic determines the chemical composition of an igneous rock?

An igneous rock is any crystalline or glassy rock that forms from cooling of a magma. Color and texture help determine the chemical composition of the rock.


When the chemical composition of rock changes what has occurred?

Chemical change not a physical. A CHEMICAL CHANGE


What is sandblasting of rock by wind-blown particles?

Sandblasting of rock by wind-blown particles is referred to as abrasion. It is the process of scraping or wearing away of rock particles.


What are two things that chemical weathering changes in rock?

Chemical weathering can change chemical composition and physical appearance of a rock.


What is minerological composition of rock?

This refers to what constitute the rock;What the rock is made of.The chemical constituents of the rock.


Does the rock mica have a chemical composition?

Mica is a class of minerlas, not a rock. Different micas have different chemical compositions.


What is the composition of rock salt?

crystals from chemical precipitates and evaporates


Sandblasting of rock by wind-blown particles?

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How does the chemical composition of the rock affects the color of the igneous rock?

The chemical composition of the rock affects the color of an igneous rockbecause some minerals like quartz change color becasue of t's own


The chemical makeup of a rock describes either the minerals or other materials in the rock?

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What are a rock's properties?

A rock's property's include the color, hardness, luster, and chemical composition.