What are some uses of igneous rocks?

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Igneous rocks are one of the three main rock types among the being sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. These rocks are grouped into three categories, namely: intrusive igneous rocks, extrusive igneous rocks and hypabyssal igneous rocks. Some common igneous rocks are granite, gabbro, basalt and rhyolite.
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Igneous rocks are formed when magma - rock heated to a molten state under the Earth's surface - crystallizes and solidifies. The majority of the heat that melts rock originates from
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Igneous rocks are formed by a solidified magma. There are hundreds of different minerals that those rocks may comprise. The mineralogy of igneous rocks is defined by their chemical
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the cool rocks have crystals in them.
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Igneous rocks form when molten lava (magma) cools and turns to solid rock.
Examples include granite, pegmatite, and pumice.
Igneous rocks are mostly used to make useful road building materials. They are also used as facing stones and decorative material, such as that used for tabletops, cutting boards, and carved figures. This is because they are very hard and durable.
Igneous rocks are one of the three major types of rocks and are formed from the solidification of magma. They are formed underground or above ground. Granite, scoria, pumice, basalt, dunite and obsidian are some examples of igneous rocks.
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Some examples of igneous rocks include andesite, obsidian, rhyolite and pumice. These rocks may have different appearances although they are all igneous rocks ...
Igneous rocks are also known as fire rocks. They are formed either underground or above ground. Underground igneous rock is formed when magma, deep within the ...
A list of intrusive igneous rocks would include dorite, granite, gabbro, and pegmatite. Intrusive igneous rocks are those that solidify below the Earth's surface ...
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