Breaking up into fragments or separate portionsEx. Fine-Grained,Shale
A change in the texture, structure, or chemical composition of a rock due to changes in temperature and pressure over a large area, generally as a result of tectonic forces
Term used to describe metamorphic rocks with grains that arranged randomly and do not split in layers.

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Magma(Cooling and Crystallizes): Igneous(Weathering and Erosion): Sediment (Compaction and Cementation): Sedimentary: Metamorphic(Melting to magma)Igneous(heat and pressure) to MetamorphicMetamorphic (weather and erosion) to SedimentSedimentary( weathering and erosion) to sediiment
Classification: Clastic Sedimentary. contains sand and smaller grains. Can alter into a Metamorphic Rock.
Classification: Chemical Sediment. Sulfate Mineral composed of Calcium sulfate dihydrate. Used as fertilizer or plaster.

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Classification: Clastic Sedimentary #3. Fine Grained. Composed of Mud mixed with clay minerals and quartz and calcite.
Classification: Foliated #2. Derrived from Shale- Type sedimentary Rock, composed of clay or volcanic ash
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