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Geothermal Gradient- The rate in change in temperatures with depth Partial Melting- The melting in a rock of the minerals with the lowest melting temperature while other minerals remain solid
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Unformatted text preview: Fractional Crystallization- The process by which a magma becomes progressively more silicic as it cools, because early-formed crystals settle out...
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2008 for the course GEO 201 taught by Professor Jane during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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