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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 .... mafic magmas, such as those that form basalt, are hotter and less viscous than more silica-rich ...

Volcanoes, Magma, and Volcanic Eruptions - Tulane University

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Sep 15, 2015 ... The amount of gas in a magma is also related to the chemical composition of the magma. Rhyolitic magmas usually have higher gas contents ...

How Volcanoes Work - Andesitic to Rhyolitic Lava

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In some cases, thick rhyolitic lavas will cool as glassy obsidian flows, ... As demonstrated above, felsic magmas will either (1) erupt explosively to produce ...

Rhyolite: An extrusive igneous rock. Photos and definition.

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Rhyolite is an extrusive igneous rock formed during eruptions of granitic magma. Pumice, obsidian, and tuff are associated rock types.

Temperature of magmas - Mineralogical Society of America

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I have therefore selected as the subject of my address: The Temperatures of Magmas. RHYOLITIC MAGMAS HAVE LOWER TEMPERATURES THAN BASALTIC ...

Rhyolitic magma | Article about rhyolitic magma by The Free Dictionary

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A type of magma formed by differentiation from basaltic magma in combination with assimilation of siliceous material, or by melting of portions of the earth's sialic  ...

Rhyolite caldera complexes | Volcano World | Oregon State University

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Rhyolite caldera complexes are the most explosive of Earth's volcanoes but often ... indicate that the magma chambers associated with the eruptions are huge.

Remelting of an Andesitic Crust as a Possible Origin for Rhyolitic ...

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Remelting of an Andesitic Crust as a Possible Origin for Rhyolitic Magma in Oceanic Arcs: an Example from the Izu–Bonin Arc. YOSHIHIKO TAMURA1,* and  ...

Three Volcanic Cycles - Volcano Hazards Program - U.S. Geological ...

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May 2, 2012 ... The enormous outpouring of magma, 280 to 2,450 km3 during each ... area produced rhyolitic and basaltic rocks—large rhyolite lava flows and ...

Laguna del Maule Volcanic Field, Chilean Andes | Rhyolite Magma ...

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The rhyolite volcanoes at Laguna del Maule, Chile, are exhibiting extraordinarily rapid uplift, likely due to the addition of significant quantities of magma into the ...

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BASALTIC ANDESITIC RHYOLITIC BASALTIC ANDESITIC ... - SOEST

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Jan 31, 2013 ... types of magma: BASALTIC. ANDESITIC. RHYOLITIC. Basaltic lava flows easily because of its low viscosity (low gas content). The low viscosity ...

Rhyolite - Geology - rocks and minerals

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If rhyolite magma is gas rich it can erupt explosively, forming a frothy solidified magma called pumice (a very lightweight, light-coloured, vesicular form of rhyolite) ...

GSA Today - Dynamics of a large, restless, rhyolitic magma system ...

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GSA Today science article, December 2014. Dynamics of a large, restless, rhyolitic magma system at Laguna del Maule, southern Andes, Chile.