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    Earth Science: Rocks & Minerals
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A metamorphic rock derived from shale is ____. anthracite
A metamorphic rock derived from sandstone is ____. bituminous
Peat is converted to lignite, then ____ coal, and then anthracite. halite
A common igneous rock in the ____ crust is basalt. oceanic
The mineral form of sodium chloride (table salt) is ____. quartzite
A hard coal that has a high luster and burns cleanly is ____. slate
Cooled lava and magma ____ to form igneous rocks. solidify
Synthetic cubic ____ (ZrO2) looks like diamond. zirconia

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