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  1. ROCKS Ms. McDonald’s 3rd Grade

  2. Gypsum Allison Vessell

  3. Description • White • Gray

  4. Where is it found? • Brazil • Jamaica • England • Ireland • Oklahoma

  5. Uses • Wallboard • Plaster of Paris • Casts • Fertilizer

  6. Information http://www.white-sands-new-mexico.com/about_gypsum.htm http://www.amgrow.com.au/products/si_bl_bio_compost.htm

  7. Quartzite Daniel Pelletier

  8. Description • White, gray, pink • Massive hard

  9. Where is it found? • United States • United Kingdom • Canada

  10. Uses • Instead of jade • Jewelry • Statues • Decorations

  11. Information • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quartzite • http://www.alpacasilverstoreblog.com/jewelry-information/3165-meaning-and-symbology-of-gemstones-%E2%80%93-jade-part-four/

  12. Limestone Desiree Lewis

  13. Description A light green smooth rock.

  14. Where it is found? • Near water

  15. Uses • You can use it for building things like roads, buildings. • Toothpaste • Cement

  16. Information http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limestone#Uses

  17. Graphite Evan Luke Carden

  18. Description • It is a powder • It is black and gray

  19. Where it is found • China • Brazil • india

  20. Uses • Used for roads • Used for gravel

  21. Information • I found my info on Geogle.com

  22. Granite Garrett Goodspeed

  23. Description • Dull black • Hard • Spots on it

  24. Where is it found • China • United States • Mississippi

  25. Uses • Drive way • floor tile • Counter tops

  26. Information • www.megagranite.com • www.graniteandmarblewarehouse.com • www.granitecity.com

  27. Shale Grace Mallon

  28. Description • Dull gray • Has amounts of Quartz • Can be yellow, red, green • Splits easily

  29. Where is it found? • Most places all over the world • In deltas and from rivers • Sometimes on beaches • Brazil, China, almost anywhere

  30. Uses • Filler in paint • Plastic • Roofing cements • Manufacture of bricks

  31. Where I got my info • http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_common_uses_of_shale_rock • http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&safe=strict&um=1&sa=1&q=pictures+of+places+where+only+shale+is+found&btnG=Search+images&aq=f&oq=&aqi=&start=0

  32. Basalt Hunter Duffey

  33. Description • Basalt grey and black

  34. Where is it found? It can be under ground on the surface or found in a river

  35. information • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basalt

  36. Gneiss Jasmine Stargel

  37. Description • Gneiss is grey or pink with layered streaks.

  38. Where is it found? • All parts of the earth it can be found in Texas and Georgia and Tennessee.

  39. Uses • To make building materials such as flooring ,Cabinets, counter tope also gravestones.

  40. Information . Computer and books And my mom

  41. Calcite Jonathan Vincent

  42. Description • Colorless or white • Vitreous luster • Cleavage is perfect in 3 directions

  43. Uses • Glass • Building

  44. Where is it found? • Calcite is mostly found in Sedimentary rock. • Iceland • New Mexico

  45. Information • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calcite • http://library.thinkquest.org/05aug/00461/calcite.htm

  46. Kaolinite Joshua Woodard

  47. Where is it found? • Brazil • France • England • U.S. • China • India

  48. Uses • Earthy and used on face.

  49. What does it look like? • Red sometime it can be blue, or brown.

  50. Information • http://en.wikipedia.com