Igneous Rocks.doc

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Department
Geography/Geology
Course
GEO 102
Professor
Maria Schmeckle
Semester
Spring

Description
Igneous Rocks Form when molten rocks cools1Earth materials continuedaMineraliNaturally formediiSolidiiiFormed by inorganic processesivSpecific chemical compositionvCharacteristic crystal structurebRockiA coherent naturally occurring solid consisting of an aggregate of one or more minerals or a mass of natural glass or organic matter1Rock salt2Salt haylite3Collection of 1materials4Coherent held togetheriiPearl rockiiiCoal rockivLimestone rockcBasic Rock classificationsiIgneousiiSedimentaryiiiMetamorphic2Define FreezeaTransitioning from a liquid to a solidbFor rocksi800 degrees Celsiusii1200 degrees CelsiusiiiDifferent for each mineral or material1Goes over a rangecWateri0 degrees Celsius for only pure water and at 1 atmosphere3Igneous rocksaMagmaigneous rocks BY COOLINGiWhere do igneous rocks occur1Wherever magma can get to the earths surfacebA rock that forms when hot molten rock magma or lava cools and freezes solidiTwo types1PlutonicaCools undergroundbRememberiPluto god of underworldcCools slowlydBig mineralseBig crystals2Volcanic
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