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James Petersen
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James Petersen
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FIGURE 10.6 Granite consists of visible interlocking mineral crystals that differ in composition, color, and size, giving the rock its distinctive appearance.

How many different mineral types visually dominate this sample of granite?

To determine

The number of different mineral types that visually dominate the sample of granite in figure 10.6.

Explanation

Granite is a coarse-grained, felsic (“fel” denotes “feldspar”; “si” denotes “silica”), intrusive igneous rock, rich in low density and light-colored minerals such as silicon and aluminum...

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