Rocks

Mariposite Rock
Metamorphic Rocks

Mariposite Rock Type, Composition, Formation, Occurrence & Uses

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The word Mariposite is often used to identify green micas colored by small amounts of chromium. Mariposite is also used ...

Shale Rock
Sedimentary Rocks

Shale Rock Type, Color, Composition, Formation, Occurrence, & Uses

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Tammy

Shale is an abundant, fine-grained, clastic sedimentary rock. The rock forms when silt and clay-sized mineral particles compress. Its composition ...

Sedimentary Rocks

Sandstone Rock Type, Composition, Formation, Occurrence, & Uses

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Tammy

Sandstone is a clastic sedimentary rock. It is the most common sedimentary rock found in sedimentary basins worldwide. Sandstone is ...