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relating to or denoting a group of light-colored minerals including feldspar, feldspathoids, quartz, and muscovite.
relating to, denoting, or containing a group of dark-colored, mainly ferromagnesian minerals such as pyroxene and olivine.
hot fluid or semifluid material below or within the earth's crust from which lava and other igneous rock is formed by cooling.
hot molten or semifluid rock erupted from a volcano or fissure, or solid rock resulting from cooling of this.
relating to or denoting rock that has been extruded at the earth's surface as lava or other volcanic deposits.
igneous rock formed from magma forced into older rocks at depths within the Earth's crust.
Granite is a light-colored igneous rock
Basalt is a dark-colored, fine-grained, igneous rock
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