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What happens to igneous rocks that undergo weathering and erosion?

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What happens to igneous rocks that undergo weathering and erosion?

Igneous Rocks:

Igneous rocks are created as magma or lava cools, and the minerals crystalize. Once exposed, however, igneous rocks are subject to the processes of weathering and erosion.

Answer and Explanation:

When igneous rocks undergo weathering and erosion, they are broken into smaller pieces of sediment. Sediment is naturally occurring particles of rock...

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