3. Igneous Rocks fall 2016 - Rock Cycle. The Rock Cycle is...

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Rock Cycle.The Rock Cycle is how all rocks on earth relate and are interconnected.
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Now that you know what a mineral is, whatare the three types of rocks.IgneousSedimentaryMetamorphic
Igneous RocksThey are generated from the crystallization of magma (intrusive) or lave (extrusive)The crystallizationpathway(BOWENSREACTION SERIES)predicts thetypes of minerals andwhat order they willcrystallize .What mineral would crystallize first around 1400 degrees?
MagmaMagma has the elementsthat are important forbuilding minerals.Someof the common elementsare…….OSiAlFeMgKNaCaCrystallizeIgneous Rock
MagmaCrystallizeCrystallization can occur within the EarthsSurface (Intrusive) or on the surface(extrusive)Intrusive rocks will cool at different rates.When rocks cool slowly they havetime to grow large crystals and that generates a specific type of texture.Phaneritic …………..You can see the crystals with the naked eye!!!!!
Can you see the minerals??

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Term
Spring
Professor
RUEZ
Tags
Geology, Petrology, Basalt, magma viscosity

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