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List of rock types



This page is intended as a list of all rock types.


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A

 

Amphibolite
Andesite
Anorthosite
Anthracite
Aplite
Argillite
Arkose

B

Banded iron formation
Basalt
Basanite
Blueschist
Boninite
Breccia

C

 

Carbonatite
Cataclasite
Chalk
Charnockite
Chert
Claystone
Coal
Conglomerate
Coquina

D

Dacite
Diabase
Diatomite
Diamictite
Diorite
Dolerite
Dolomite
Dunite

 

E

Eclogite
Epidiorite
Epidosite
Essexite
Evaporite

F

Felsite
Flint
Foidolite

 

G

Gabbro
Ganister
Gneiss
Gossan
Granite
Granodiorite
Granophyre
Granulite
Greywacke
Greenschist
Greenstone
Gritstone
Gypsum

H

Harzburgite
Hornblendite
Hornfels
Hyaloclastite

I

Ignimbrite
Ijolite

 

J

Jadeitite
Jasperoid
Jaspillite

K

Kimberlite
Komatiite

L

Lamproite
Lamprophyre
Larvikite
Latite
Lignite
Litchfieldite
Lherzolite
Limestone

 

Luxullianite

M

Marble
Marl
Migmatite
Monzogranite
Monzonite
Mudstone
Mylonite

N

Nepheline syenite
Nephelinite
Norite
Novaculite

O

 

Obsidian
Oil shale
Oolite

P

Pegmatite
Pelite
Peridotite
Phonolite
Phyllite
Picrite

 

Porphyry
Psammite
Pseudotachylite
Pumice
Pyroclastic rock
Pyroxenite

Q

Quartzite
Quartz diorite
Quartz monzonite

R

 

Rapakivi granite
Rhyodacite
Rhyolite
Rhomb porphyry

S

Sandstone
Schist
Scoria
Serpentinite
Shale
Siltstone
Skarn

 

Slate
Soapstone
Syenite

T

Tachylyte
Taconite
Tephrite
Theralite
Tonalite
Trachyte
Troctolite

 

Trondhjemite
Tuff
Turbidite

U

V

Variolite

W

Wackestone
Websterite
Wehrlite

X

Y

Z

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