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What is rock? Definition and Examples

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What is rock? Definition and Examples

What is rock? Definition and Examples

Rock is aggregate of one or more minerals. Since the crust of earth is composed of rock, a rock may also be called as a unit of eartcrust. Based on the mode of formation rocks can beclassified as Igneous, Sedimentary and metmorphic rocks.

Example

  1. Graniite a rock constituting Qaurtz and Felspar.
  2. Quarzite – a rock mainly consisting of Quartz.

Rock is aggregate of one or more minerals. Since the crust of earth is composed of rock, a rock may also be called as a unit of eartcrust. Based on the mode of formation rocks can beclassified as Igneous, Sedimentary and metmorphic rocks.

Example

  1. Graniite a rock constituting Qaurtz and Felspar.
  2. Quarzite – a rock mainly consisting of Quartz.
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