ConcepTest: Rock Cycle Temperature Profile #3
The graph below illustrates how the temperature changed with time for part of the rock cycle. Which of the following is best represented by the graph?
a. magma forms a plutonic igneous rock that is then uplifted to the surface
b. sediment is lithified and then metamorphosed
c. volcanic igneous rock is melted to form new magma
d. plutonic igneous rocks are uplifted and weathered to form sediment
e. sediment is lithified to sedimentary rock that is then weathered to form new sediment
No data yet. The correct response is A.
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