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EARTH SCIENCE

Platte Canyon High School
Bailey, Colorado

Useful Info

USEFUL INFORMATION
Igneous Rocks & Vulcanism Vocabulary

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andesite
aphanitic
ash
basalt
batholith
Bowen's Reaction Series
caldera
cinder cone
composite
conchoidal fracture
crater

diabase
diorite
dome
dyke
extrusive
gabbro
granite
igneous
ignimbrite
intrusive
joint
laccolith

lapilli
lava
lopolith
magma
nuee ardente
obsidian
pahoehoe
pegmatite
phaneritic
pipe
plutonic
porphyritic
pumice
pyroclastic
rhyolite
scoria
shield
sill
stock
stratovolcano
tuff
vent
volcano
vulcanism
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