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Igneous and metamorphic rocks

Sorry - no fossils here! Igneous rocks form from molten rock, and rarely have fossils in them. Metamorphic rocks have been put under great pressure, heated, squashed or stretched, and fossils do not usually survive these extreme conditions. Generally it is only sedimentary rocks that contain fossils.

Try and describe the rocks on this page - are they metamorphic or igneous?
Click on the pictures to see if you are right!

Rock Rock
Rock Rock
Rock Rock

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