The rock cycle

The rock cycle is very important to this earth because when you look at a rock you are looking at the history of the earth.

Metamorphic Rock

This rock starts the whole rock cycle.

melting

The rock starts to melt and go down into the earth and turns in to...

magma

This Rock is almost high temperature liquid rock and then the rock cools and turns into...

Igneous Rock

This is one of the three types of rocks out there. This rock is formed by, volcanos magma cooling this is called Intrusive Igneous Rock and Extrusive Igneous Rock. The cycle could go to heat and pressure or can go to...

weathering and erosion

this is when weather breaks rock up Magma from molten crust & mantle and Transport & Deposition rock into the water and gets...

compaction and Cementation

The rock gets Burial in to the ground and makes layers then the rock is a...

Sedimentary rock

Sedimentation rock can go back into weathering and erosion or back to heat and pressure. Then the rock cycle goes back to the metamorphic rock and starts all over again.