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Magma - Wikipedia

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Magma is a mixture of molten or semi-molten rock, volatiles and solids that is found beneath the surface of the Earth, and is ...

What is the Difference Between Lava and Magma? - Universe Today

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May 21, 2016 ... The temperature of magma ranges between 600 °C and 1600 °C. Magma is also known to exist on other terrestrial planets in the Solar System ...

Volcanoes, Magma, and Volcanic Eruptions - Tulane University

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Sep 14, 2015 ... Lower temperature magmas have higher viscosity than higher temperature magmas (viscosity decreases with increasing temperature of the ...

Magmas and Igneous Rocks

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Magmas form in the crust and upper mantle, within 200 km (most shallower) of ... is NOT molten, magma formation implies special circumstances of temperature, ...

How Volcanoes Work - controls on eruption style

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Magma composition is discussed below, followed by a description of the controlling factors on explosivity -- viscosity, temperature, and the amount of dissolved ...

Taking the Temperature and Pressure of Magma | WIRED

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Jul 11, 2012 ... The game of determining pressures and temperatures of crystal formation in a magma comes down to one thing: chemical equilibrium.

Physical Properties of Magma | GEOSC 30: Volcanoes

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When the mantle partially melts to form basaltic magma, we are primarily concerned with the mantle solidus temperature, in part because the mantle rarely , ...

Temperature and water content cycles within magma reservoirs ...

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2 days ago ... "Even relatively small changes in the temperature and water content of the magma can drastically alter the chemical and physical properties of ...

Magma - Earth Facts and Information

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Andesite magma occurs at a slightly lower temperature than basalt, ranging from 800 to 1,000 degrees Celsius. It also has a slightly higher content of silica and ...

Magma: Definition & Formation - Video & Lesson Transcript | Study ...

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Magma is molten rock found below the earth's surface. The temperature at which a rock melts is affected by its composition, pressure and water....

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Temperature of magmas - Mineralogical Society of America

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Volume 14, pages 81-94, 1929. THE TEMPERATURES OF MAGMAS*. ESPER S . LARSEN, Harvard University. INTRODUCTION RHYOLITIC MAGMAS HAVE ...

magma - National Geographic Society

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Oct 31, 2014 ... In this case, water overlying the subducting seafloor would lower the melting temperature of the mantle, generating magma that rises to the ...

How Hot Is Lava? - Live Science

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Jun 10, 2010 ... In the middle range of lava temperatures, the dark red lava often seen ... And when rock is seriously melting, such as the magma within the ...