geology : Rock types

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Rock, the most important (rather only) tool in Geology, is an assemblage of minerals (± fossils). Mineral is a naturally occurring inorganic compound with regular crystal geometry.‘naturally occurring’ stands for the fact that a mineral would have unique crystalline geometry irrespective of its site, time and stage of growth.

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INTRODUCTIONRock, the most important (rather only) tool in Geology, is an assemblage of minerals ( fossils).Mineral is a naturally occurring inorganic compound with regular crystal geometry.naturally occurring stands for the fact that a mineral would have unique crystalline geometry irrespective of its site, time and stage of growth.regular crystal geometry stands for unique crystallographic lattice structure which will be maintained irrespective of size of the mineral grain.Rock may be of three types sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic. On the basis of mode of ori

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