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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Some igneous rocks can be shiny and smooth or glassy . (etc.
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igneous rocks are melted rocks and melted metal that cools quickly or slowly from a volcano and usually from. magma.
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Igneous rock usually appears with a well mixed texture without fossils, bands or layers, may contain vesicles (air bubbles or holes from trapped gases) and does not react with dilute
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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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