Mineral: natural, solid substance that has a definite chemical composition and physical structure
Magma: melted rock within the earth
Igneous Rock: forms when magma is pushed up from the mantle into the cool crust and hardens into rock
Lava: Magma that reaches the surface
Where is lava located?
Where is magma located?
Which type of igneous rock would be easier to mine?
Diorite is an intrusive igneous rock. What does this tell you about it?
Basalt is an extrusive igneous rock. What does this tell you about it?
Pegmatite is a coarse-grained, intrusive, igneous rock. How did it form?
Rhyolite is a fine-grained, extrusive, igneous rock. How did it form?
Is this igneous rock, obsidian, fine-grained or coarse-grained?
Is this igneous rock, porphyry, fine-grained or coarse-grained?
What option below is NOT one of the uses of igneous rocks?