Now you will test your classification
skills by matching the following samples of rocks with the correct rock
First, make notes of each
rock sample. Make notes on:
- Minerals found in rock,
- Type (sedimentary, igneous or metamorphic),
- And any other features that you see.
Look at the patterns in this rock?
What common minerals do you see in this rock?
Is this rock sedimentary or metamorphic?
Look closely at the surface of the
You probably see these everyday!!
Wow!! This rock has a lot going
All of them have the same name.
What is common among them?
Once you have made your observations,
now you will read descriptions of each of these rocks. As a geologist,
it is your job to match the correct description with the corresponding
rock sample above.
view the rock descriptions.