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Geology of the Pacific Northwest

Geology-208

Week 5:  IGNEOUS ROCKS

Igneous rocks have cooled from magma (molten rock). Their mineral composition and texture (shape and size of grains) give clues as to their rock identities. See chart.



RESOURCES

Textures and Structures of Igneous Rocks (Nelson, Stephen A., November 7, 2000)

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