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The Immortal Life of a Brittle Rock
Updated: 6/18/2020
The Immortal Life of a Brittle Rock
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  • The Immortal Life of a Brittle Rock
  • Here lies the wonderful Mr. Sandstone; the best sedimentary rock to ever exist.
  • Hundreds of Years Later:
  • The Immortal Life of a Brittle Rock
  • Ahhh. I am finally alive again. Now, due to heat and pressure from the interior of the Earth has tuned me into a foliated metamorphic rock. Specifically slate! Hooray!
  • The Immortal Life of a Brittle Rock
  • Oh no! We are on a plate boundary and one plate is about to go under the other. Run for your life!!!!!! Again.
  • Hi Mr. Slate! Admiring your own gravestone?
  • I am. It is quite a nice-
  • Mr. Sandstone has just died
  • The Immortal Life of a Brittle Rock
  • NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Mr. Slate has woken up after a long sleep. He is ready to see the world.
  • The Immortal Life of a Brittle Rock
  • Wow. This is actually quite warm and comforting.
  • His friend has come to see Mr. Slate. But there is an They are in a subduction zone!
  • The Immortal Life of a Brittle Rock
  • We are going to be released in a great explosion. It's so fun!
  • AHHHH!!
  • But Mr. Slate was too slow. The subduction of the plate brought him into the mantle, where he melted with help from Earth's interior.
  • Join the Magma Flow!
  • Mr. Magma now accepts his fate. He sees that being part if the Magma isn't so bad. His only regret is never being able to see his friend again.
  • Now he sits quietly, waiting to be erupted by the volcano. magma is filling the volcano, building pressure, ready to be released into the world.Continue to next storyboard . . . ------------>
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