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Igneous Rocks Desc

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Diorite Origin: Intrusive, Plutonic Magma type: Intermediate Texture: Phaneritic Common Minerals: Intermediate Plagioclase, Hornblende, Biotite, Augite
Rhyolite Origin: Volcanic and/or Plutonic Magma type: Felsic Texture: Porphyritic Aphanitic Common Minerals: Na-Plagioclase, Hornblende, Biotite, Muscovite, Orthoclase, Quartz
Vesicular Basalt Origin: Extrusive, Volcanic Magma type: Mafic Texture: Aphanitic Common Minerals: Ca-Plagioclase, Hornblende, Olivine, Augite
Basalt Origin: Extrusive, Volcanic Magma type: Mafic Texture: Aphanitic Common Minerals: Ca-Plagioclase, Hornblende, Olivine, Augite
Andesite Origin: Extrusive, Volcanic Magma type: Intermediate Texture: Porphyritic Aphanitic Common Minerals: Intermediate Plagioclase, Hornblende, Biotite, Augite
Syenite Origin: Intrusive, Plutonic Magma type: Felsic Texture: Phaneritic Common Minerals: Na-Plagioclase, Orthoclase, Hornblende, Biotite (No Quartz)
Peridotite Origin: Intrusive, Plutonic Magma type: Ultramafic Texture: Phaneritic Common Minerals: Ca-Plagioclase, Olivine, Augite
Obsidian Origin: Extrusive, Volcanic Magma type: Intermediate to Felsic Texture: Glassy Common Minerals: None present
Pink Granite Origin: Intrusive, Plutonic Magma type: Felsic Texture: Phaneritic Common Minerals: Na-Plagioclase, Hornblende, Orthoclase, Biotite, Muscovite, Quartz
Gabbro Origin: Intrusive, Plutonic Magma type: Mafic Texture: Phaneritic Common Minerals: Ca-Plagioclase, Hornblende, Olivine, Augite
Rhyolite (Llanite) Origin: Volcanic and/or Plutonic Magma type: Felsic Texture: Porphyritic Aphanitic Common Minerals: Na-Plagioclase, Hornblende, Biotite, Muscovite, Orthoclase, Blue Quartz
Gray Granite Origin: Intrusive, Plutonic Magma type: Felsic Texture: Phaneritic Common Minerals: Na-Plagioclase, Hornblende, Orthoclase, Biotite, Muscovite, Quartz
Tuff Origin: Extrusive, Volcanie Magma type: Felsic Texture: Fragmental Common Minerals: Volcanic Ash
Scoria Origin: Extrusive, Volcanic Magma type: Mafic Texture: Glassy Common Minerals: None present
Pumice Origin: Extrusive, Volcanic Magma type: Felsic Texture: Glassy Common Minerals: None present
Created by: FaithRaquel2015