How Is Gabbro Formed?

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Gabbro is formed deep below the surface of the earth in magma. When the magma cools down and crystallizes it becomes Gabbro. Gabbro is dark green to black, but when exposed to the earths surface it usually turns brown.
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Gabbro is a strange name that most people aren't familiar with, much less how it is formed. Gabbro is a large group of dark, mafic igneous rocks that are chemically similar to basalt. They are formed when molten magma is trapped beneath the Earth's surface and then cools into a crystalline mass. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabbro
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Gabbro is formed when molten magna is trapped below the surface of the Earth and cools, turning into crystalline. The rocks are plutonic, which are dark and coarse.
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gabbro is an mafic igneous rock that is formed from the cooling of molten magma.
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Gabbro is formed deep below the surface of the earth in magma. When the magma cools down and
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Gabbro is a plutonic rock (intrusive, batholitic)) formed when molten magma is trapped beneath the Earth's surface and cools into a crystalline mass, being composed by plagioclases
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