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Intrusive rock

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Intrusive rock forms within Earth's crust from the crystallization of magma. Magma slowly pushes up from deep within the earth into any cracks or spaces it can ...

Intrusive and Extrusive Rocks - HyperPhysics

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Igneous rocks which form by the crystallization of magma at a depth within the Earth are called intrusive rocks. Intrusive rocks are characterized by large crystal  ...

Intrusive Igneous Rocks | Mineralogy4Kids

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Intrusive, or plutonic, igneous rocks form when magma cools slowly below the Earth's surface. Most intrusive rocks have large, well-formed crystals. Examples ...

Igneous Rocks | Pictures of Intrusive and Extrusive Rock Types

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Photographs and descriptions of intrusive and extrusive igneous rocks with links to detailed articles by Geology.com.

Intrusive Rocks: Definition & Examples - Video & Lesson Transcript ...

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If you've ever looked up at Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota, or Stone Mountain in Georgia, you were looking at intrusive ...

intrusive rock | geology | Britannica.com

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Intrusive rock, also called plutonic rock, igneous rock formed from magma forced into older rocks at depths within the Earth's crust, which then slowly solidifies ...

Igneous Rocks - ScienceViews.com

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Both magma and lava cool and harden to form igneous rocks. Intrusive vs. Extrusive. Igneous rocks can be classified into two main categories: intrusive and  ...

Igneous Textures

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Both intrusive and extrusive rock textures are represented. The second set of textures is associated with volcanic rocks. Explosive volcanism creates highly ...

Intrusive Igneous Rocks - Windows to the Universe

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Jun 17, 2003 ... Rocks that form in this way are called intrusive igneous or plutonic rocks. The mineral crystals within them are large enough to see without a ...

USGS FAQs - Volcanoes General - What are igneous rocks and ...

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Igneous rocks are divided into two groups, intrusive or extrusive, depending upon where the molten rock solidifies. Intrusive Igneous Rocks: Intrusive, or plutonic ...

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Intrusive and Extrusive Igneous Rocks ( Read ) | Earth Science | CK ...

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Aug 1, 2016 ... Igneous rocks are called intrusive when they cool and solidify beneath the surface. Intrusive rocks form plutons and so are also called plutonic.

Igneous Rocks 101

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An Igneous rock is the product of cooled solidified magma/lava. As magma/lava ... There are two types of igneous rocks; Extrusive and Intrusive. What is the ...

What is the difference between extrusive and intrusive igneous rocks ...

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ex' means 'out' and 'in' means 'in'. Extrusive igneous rocks reach surface still mostly liquid (lava) and crystallize quickly in the relative chill of surface conditions , ...