How Is Basalt Formed?


Basalt is formed when melted lava released during volcanic eruptions cools and hardens. Basalt has a plain, gray, non-glassy appearance.
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Basalt is formation of volcanic rock. The color of the basalt is grey and black with a grainy texture. The properties of the rock are composed of plagioclase, proxene and olivine.
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