Types of Rocks


This is a granite.
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Image from: C. Alexander
  • fayalite Fe2SiO4
  • feldspar KAlSi3O8
  • ferrosilite FeSiO3
  • flint
  • formica
  • forsterite Mg2SiO4
  • gabbro
  • garnet
  • gibbsite Al(OH)3
  • gneiss
  • goethite FeO(OH)
  • gold
  • granite
  • greigite Fe3S4
  • gypsum CaSO4 . H2O
  • halite NaCL
  • hausmannite Mn3O4
  • hematite Fe2O3
  • Horneblende
  • hydrochloric acid
  • hydroxyl
  • hypersthene
  • Igneous rock
  • iodine
  • jade
  • jasper
  • K-feldspar KAlSi3O8
  • Kaolinite Al2Si2O5(OH)4
  • laumontite CaAl2Si4O12.4H2O
  • lead
  • limestone
  • limonite (FeO[OH}.nH2O)
  • mackinawite FeS
  • mafic
  • Maghemite (Fe2O3)
  • magnesite MgCO3
  • Magnetite (Fe3O4)
  • manganese
  • manganite MnO(OH)
  • marble
  • mercury
  • Metamorphic Rock
  • meteorites
  • mica
  • migmatite
  • mirabilite Na2SO4 . 10H2O .
  • molybdenum
  • montmorillonite, (Al,Mg)8(Si4O10)3(OH)10.12H2O
  • muscovite KAl2 (AlSi3)O10(OH) 2
  • muscovite mica
  • Na-feldspar NaAlSi3O8
  • nahcolite NaHCO3
  • nitric acid
  • nontronite, 2(Ca,Na)(Al,Mg,Fe)2 (Si,Al)4(O)10(OH)2
  • oligoclase
  • olivine
  • Opal
  • Orthoclase
  • orthoclase feldspar
  • Oxides
  • partlandite Ca(OH)2
  • Periclase MgO
  • peridotite
  • Phosphates
  • phosphorus
  • phyllite
  • plagioclase feldspars
  • Plagioclase
  • potassium feldspar KAlSi3O8
  • purolusite
  • pyrite FeS2
  • pyrochroite Mn(OH)2
  • pyrolusite MnO2
  • pyrophyllite Al2Si4O10(OH)2
  • pyroxene
  • pyrrhotite FeS
  • quartiztes
  • quartz
  • rhodochrosite MnCO3
  • rhyolite
  • sandstone
  • sandstones
  • schists
  • Sedimentary Rock
  • serpentine Mg3Si2O5(OH)4
  • shale
  • shales
  • siderite FeCO3
  • Silicates
  • silicon
  • silver
  • Smectite
  • spinel
  • strengite FePO4 . 2H2O
  • Sulfates
  • Sulfites
  • sulphur
  • sylvite KCl
  • talc Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
  • thenardite Na2SO4
  • tin
  • topaz
  • tourmaline
  • tremolite Ca2Mg5Si8O22 (OH)2
  • troilite FeS
  • trona NaHCO3 . NaCO3 . H2O
  • witherite BaCO3
  • wollastonite [CaSiO3]
  • zinc
  • zircon


Types of Rocks


This is a granite.
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Image from: C. Alexander
  • clay
  • Clay Minerals
  • cobalt
  • copper
  • diopside
  • dolomites
  • eclogite
  • enstatite
  • fayalite
  • feldspar
  • flint
  • formica
  • forsterite
  • gabbro
  • garnet
  • gold
  • granite
  • gypsum
  • halite
  • hematite
  • Horneblende
  • hydrochloric acid
  • Igneous rock
  • jade
  • K-feldspar
  • Kaolinite
  • lead
  • limestone
  • mafic
  • Maghemite
  • magnesite
  • Magnetite
  • marble
  • mercury
  • Metamorphic Rock


Types of Rocks


This is a granite.
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Image from: C. Alexander
  • basalt
  • calcite
  • calcium carbonate
  • clay
  • Clay Minerals
  • copper
  • dolomites
  • feldspar
  • garnet
  • gold
  • granite
  • gypsum
  • halite
  • Igneous Rock
  • jade
  • limestone
  • Magnetite
  • marble
  • mercury
  • Metamorphic Rock
  • meteorites
  • mica
  • olivine
  • pyrite
  • quartz
  • sandstone
  • Sedimentary Rock
  • shale
  • silicon
  • silver




Last modified June 25, 2000 by the Windows Team

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