Edexcel Core Chemistry

  1. Name the 3 types of rock
    • Igneous
    • Sedimentary
    • Metamorphic
  2. How do igneous rocks form?
    Solidification of magma or lava
  3. What size crystals do intrusive igneous rocks form and why?
    Large crystals because they cool down slowly
  4. What type of rock are limestone and chalk?
    Sedimentary
  5. How are sedimentary rocks formed?
    • Layers of sediment
    • Compact and compressed
    • Over a very long period of time
  6. Which type of rock contains fossils?
    Sedimentary
  7. What type of rock is marble?
    Metamorphic
  8. How are metamorphic rocks formed?
    Heat and pressure
  9. Which rocks is marble made from?
    Chalk and limestone
  10. Which compound does chalk, limestone and marble contain?
    Calcium carbonate
  11. What are sedimentary rocks susceptible to?
    Erosion
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Edexcel Core Chemistry
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Materials from Earth
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