The image shows samples of igneous rock.
Which of the statements given describes how igneous rock is formed?
Minerals are made of elements. An element is a substance that cannot be broken down into any other substance.
We can use the properties of minerals to help tell them apart. These properties include color, luster, streak, hardness, and shape.
What does luster mean?
The table shows the properties of different rocks.
|Name of Rock||Appearance||Texture|
|Chalk||Bright white||Quite soft. Can be crushed to make small white grains or powder.|
|Marble||Comes in many different colors. May have lines (veins) running through it||Hard|
|Slate||Blue-gray||Thin layers. Feel hard but can easily be snapped|
|Granite||Contains different coloured crystals||Very hard and strong|
Use the table to identify the rock shown.
Name the rock shown in the image.