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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Physical Properties of Magma | GEOSC 30: Volcanoes

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The physical properties of a magma, particularly its temperature, density and ... For example, the typical temperature of a basaltic lava is ~1200˚C, while the ...

Magmas and Igneous Rocks

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Magmas are hot liquid solutions of silicate rock forming elements and volatiles. ... is NOT molten, magma formation implies special circumstances of temperature, ...

Taking the Temperature and Pressure of Magma | WIRED

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Jul 11, 2012 ... Taking the Temperature and Pressure of Magma. An outcrop of the Eagle Lake pluton in the Sierra Nevada of California with an aplite dike ...

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....