Igneous rocks

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    Name an Igneous rock that is light in color, vesicular texture, and very rough feeling
    Pumice
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    Name an igneous rock that is black/white *gray-med course in texture, in composition is few mafic +k-fsp + plag + quartz
    Diorite
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    Name an igneous rock that is gray in color, fine in texture, and moderate mafic
    andesite
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    Name an igneous rock that is black in color, vesicular in texture (fine), very rough feeling, and in mineral composition has lots of mafic + Ca-plag
    Vesicular Basalt
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    Name an igneous rock that is black, glassy, very smooth
    Obsidian
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    Name an igneous rock that is gray to white in color, the rock fragments in it are vesicular pyroclastic, very rough, rocks inside the rocks
    Tuff
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    Name an igneous rock that is black, coarse, lots of mafic
    Gabbro
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    Name a rock that is pink, fine in texture, and is few in mafic content
    Rhyolite
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    Name an igenous rock that is black/white or gray/pink in color, coarse in texture, contains very few mafic
    Granite
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    Name an igneous rock that is black, porphyritic (large pieces of other rock), has lots of mafic
    basalt porphyry
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    Name an igneous rock black colored, fine textured, that has lots of mafic
    Basalt
Author:
Cheetah13
ID:
296866
Card Set:
Igneous rocks
Updated:
2015-02-25 17:34:11
Tags:
BNE
Folders:
mineral/rock test
Description:
igneous rocks
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