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Formation of Igneous Rocks

Differentiation of Magma while cooling/ solidification

Formation of Igneous Rocks: The igneous rocks are formed from the cooling and solidification of the Magma/Lava. The minerals and the chemical makeup of igneous rocks are important in order to understand their formation. Experimental studies of the crystallization sequence of minerals from a melt have helped greatly in understanding the origin of igneous rocks. …