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Definition of Intrusive rocks

Intrusive rocks
Intrusive In*tru"sive, a. Apt to intrude; characterized by intrusion; entering without right or welcome. Intrusive rocks (Geol.), rocks which have been forced, while in a plastic or melted state, into the cavities or between the cracks or layers of other rocks. The term is sometimes used as equivalent to plutonic rocks. It is then contrasted with effusive or volcanic rocks.

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- Norbeck Intrusive Suite Volcanic rock Woodstock Quartz Monzonite Intrusive Rocks: Intrusive rocks, accessdate: March 27, 2017. Igneous intrusive rocks: Igneous...
- surface as intrusive rocks or on the surface as extrusive rocks. Igneous rock may form with crystallization to form granular, crystalline rocks, or without...
- metasomatized by serpentinization fluids Shonkinite – Intrusive igneous rock – melitilic and kalsititic rocks Taconite – An iron-bearing sedimentary rock, in...
- granodiorite that have intruded these metamorphic rocks, and also, intrusive Early Paleoproterozoic ultramafic rocks. In the past, the term Zoroaster Plutonic...
- Ringing rocks, also known as sonorous rocks or lithophonic rocks, are rocks that resonate like a bell when struck, such as the Musical Stones of Skiddaw...
- pressure, or a change in composition. Igneous rocks are divided into two main categories: Plutonic or intrusive rocks result when magma cools and crystallizes...
- nature, the term "gabbro" may be applied loosely to a wide range of intrusive rocks, many of which are merely "gabbroic". The term "gabbro" was used in...
- Broken, fragmental rocks produced by intrusive processes, usually ****ociated with plutons or porphyry stocks. Volcanic pyroclastic rocks are formed by explosive...
- Icelandic hotspot by examining igneous rocks throughout the Northern Atlantic region. This is possible because certain rocks attributable to hotspot volcanism...
- of dark coloured Malmesbury rocks, altered by intense heat are intermingled and folded with the pale coloured intrusive granite to form a complex mixed...
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