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  1. Rocks Mrs. Morgan’s 2007 Third Grade

  2. Limestone Abbey Sewell

  3. Limestone’s description • Limestone is ametamorphic rock. • Limestone has a fossil in it.

  4. USES • Is used for construction of buildings. • Is also used for cement, plaster and chalk

  5. Where it is found It is found in ancient seas, coral reefs, and around hot springs.

  6. I Got My Information At: http://www.earth.ox.ac.uk/~oesis/field/medium/limestone1.jpg http://www.google.com/

  7. Shale Austin Willis

  8. You can find this rock in: • New York • Massachusetts

  9. Its uses are: bricks floor baseball courts

  10. Description: • Sedimentary rock • Mudstone • Clay squeezed together • Most common rock

  11. I Found My Info Here: • http://library.thinkquest.org/J002289/index.html • http://www.google.com/ • http://www.geocities.com/rainforest/canopy/1080/sedimentary.htm • http://sln.fi.edu/fellows/payton/rocks/create/index.html

  12. Gneiss Bryan Malcolm

  13. Where minerals found • Worldwide, but also in roots of fold mountain systems.

  14. Description • It is a metamorphic rock • It is coarse • It can come in lots of colors

  15. Uses • Construction • Ornamental

  16. I Found My Information At: http://www.geocities.com/rainforest/canopy/1080/gneiss.htm http://www.google.com/

  17. Graphite Colby Gill

  18. Description • Dark gray black or slippery

  19. Uses • In pencils • For cell phones • Metal working • Lubricants • Brake lines

  20. Location • China • Brazil • India

  21. I Found My Info At: • http://www.google.com/ • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graphite

  22. Marble Destiny Strong

  23. Uses • It is widely used for buildings and statues. • It is very strong.

  24. Where is marble found? • Marble is found in China, Poland, Ireland, Pakistan, Croatia, Italy, and Vermont.

  25. Description • When limestone ,a sedimentary rock, gets buried deep in earth for millions of years. The heat and pressure can change it into a metamorphic rock called marble.

  26. I Got My Information At: • http://www.google.com/

  27. Granite Jenna Rainwater

  28. Where The Rocks Are Found: • Granite is found where magma once was.

  29. Description • Granite is one of the most common rocks in the world. • Granite is a igneous rock and is mostly made of, quartz, feldspar, and mica crystals.

  30. Uses • Granite is used for long lasting monuments, roads, and steps.

  31. I Found My Information At: • http://www.geocities.com/rainforest/canopy/1080/granite.htm • http://sln.fi.edu/fellows/payton/rocks/expert/granite.htm • http://www.google.com/

  32. Feldspar Kaitlyn Loper

  33. Description • Feldspar has flat sides or facets

  34. Found • 60% of the earth’s crust is metamorphic and sedimentary rock.

  35. Uses • Ceramics • Bon Ami household cleaner

  36. I Found My Info At: • http://www.ima-na.org/about_industrial_minerals/feldspar.asp

  37. Calcite Matthew Holloway

  38. Location • New Mexico • Wyoming • Arizona

  39. Description • Calcite is very soft it can be scratched by a penny.

  40. Uses Calcite is used in gum, glue, soap, toothpaste and antacids.

  41. I Found My Info At: • http://www.emineralshow.com/calcitelist.htm • http://www.google.com/

  42. Quartz Megan Williamson

  43. Description • Quartz is hard, colorless, transparent, and has a white streak in it. • There are many varieties of quartz that have many colors.

  44. Where is it Found? • Every continent on the Earth.

  45. Uses • Quartz is used for glass, electronics, and jewelry too.

  46. I Found my Information Here: • http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl • http://www.google.com/

  47. Gypsum Quenton Reid

  48. Where It’s Found • Mexico • Sicily • Utah • Colorado

  49. Uses • It is used to make Plaster of Paris, casts, mold, and wallboards.

  50. Description • Gypsum is a Sedimentary rock. • They are made of sulfate minerals and formed as the result evaporating sea water in massive prehistoric basins.