A sedimentary rock

By Aniyah Nichols

Color of Rock. Where is it from

Yellow, Red, Brown. France and Cuba

Texture Products

Rough, Pointy, Sharp, Pigments



Named in 1813 by

Johanna Housmann

from the Greek word


Interesting Features/ Story

In 117 B.C a cave man seen a unfamiliar

purple rock. He took it and threw it at a mammoth. The mammoth was so scared he ran and stomped right on the cave man. The next day a female cave man seen the same purple rock. She took it and threw it in a near by sea. Today that sea is the Pacific Ocean. Legend has it if you swim deep enough you will find that very rock.

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