You can see bits of the host rock that were ripped

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Unformatted text preview: rocks (dark colour). You can see bits of the host rock that were ripped out by the intruding magma. These weren’t remelted, but were likely metamorphosed by the intruding magma. Igneous Intrusives Igneous Columnar basalts Highway 99, south of Whistler, BC These intrusive basalts cooled very slowly and fractured in a characteristic hexagonal pattern. They are exposed now, but are intrusives as they cooled beneath the surface. Igneous Extrusives Igneous Photo: P. Hammer The Table and Mt. Garibaldi (NE of Squamish) Igneous Extrusives Igneous Photo: P. Hammer Mt. Meager (north of Pemberton) Igneous Intrusives Igneous Source: Unknown The Chief (Squamish) Rock Types Rock Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic Formation of the Fraser River delta by sedimentation. Sediments overlying sedimentary rock, overlying metamorphic/igneous rock Rock Types Rock Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic 2) Sedimentary: i) The accumulation and cementation of mineral grains transported and deposited by: • water...
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This document was uploaded on 02/15/2014 for the course EOSC 310 at The University of British Columbia.

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