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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781133606536
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James Petersen
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781133606536

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Chapter 10, Problem 10FQ, FIGURE 10.10 Igneous rocks are distinguished on the basis of texture (crystal size) and whether

FIGURE 10.10 Igneous rocks are distinguished on the basis of texture (crystal size) and whether their mineral composition is mafic, felsic, or intermediate. Rocks that cool rapidly, at or near Earth’s surface, have fine (small) crystals. Those that cool slowly, deep beneath the surface, have coarse crystalline texture (large crystals).

How does basalt differ from granite?

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