Minerals and rocks are formed in a variety of ways, and in several conditions. Rocks are usually an aggregate of minerals and non-minerals. This chapter examines how mineral and rocks are formed and describe the different types of minerals and rock-forming processes. Mineral-forming processes cover minerals from molten materials, minerals from solutions, metamorphism and minerals formation, and weathering and mineral formation. Rock-forming processes describe the igneous processes and rocks, sedimentary processes and rocks, and metamorphic process and rocks.
|Title of host publication||Sustainable Energy and Environment|
|Subtitle of host publication||An Earth System Approach|
|Editors||Sandeep Narayan Kundu, Muhammad Nawaz|
|Publisher||Apple Academic Press Inc.|
|Number of pages||44|
|Publication status||Published - 23 Sep 2019|