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What is the parent rock of slate?

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What is the parent rock of slate?

Geology:

There are three main types of rocks: igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary. Quartz is a type of igneous rock. Marble is an example of a metamorphic rock. And conglomerate is one of many sedimentary rocks.

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Locating Igneous Rocks: The Relationship Between Igneous Rocks & Tectonic Plates

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