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Magma

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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 ...

magma - National Geographic Society

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Oct 31, 2014 ... This huge increase in temperature allowed just one magma well to generate roughly 36 megawatts of electricity, powering 36,000 homes.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 , ...

Liquid Rocks - How Magma Is Formed - edHelper.com

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<sup>3</sup> Magma forms when rocks reach temperatures high enough to melt them. Most rocks begin to melt at a temperature between 800 and 1200 degrees Celsius.

magma | rock | Britannica.com

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Jan 11, 2016 ... Magma migrates either... ... the characteristics of magma, including chemical composition, viscosity, dissolved gases, and temperature.

Volcanism I: sources and composition of magma - GEOL212 ...

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Volcanism: The eruption of magma onto a planet's surface. The geotherm - a graph of the relationship of temperature and depth, is a useful means of visualizing ...

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Volcanoes, Magma, and Volcanic Eruptions - Tulane University

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Sep 15, 2015 ... Lower temperature magmas have higher viscosity than higher temperature magmas (viscosity decreases with increasing temperature of the ...

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: 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....