Rock forming processes & rock cycle

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• Metric system- internationally agreed decimal system of measurement, based on the meter, kilogram and second • density- volumetric mass density, of a substance is its mass per unit volume / • Specific Gravity (SG)- ratio of the density of a substance to the density of a reference substance

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Rock forming processes&rock cycleMetric system- internationally agreed decimal system of measurement, based on the meter, kilogram and seconddensity- volumetric mass density, of a substance is itsmassper unitvolume / Specific Gravity (SG)- ratio of the density of a substance to the density of a reference substanceMineral- naturally occurring inorganic substances with a definite and predictable chemical composition and physical propertiesPlate tectonic theory - scientific theory that attempts to explain the movements of the Earth's lithosphere that have formed the landscape features we see. says that the Earth's lithosphere is made up individual plates that are broken down into over a dozen large and small pieces of solid rock. These fragmented plates ride next to each other on top of the Earth'smore fluid lower mantleto create different types of plate boundaries that have sh

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