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Igneous rocks are those that have solidified from molten rock, such as pumice, granite, basalt, obsidian, rhyolite.
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Igneous rock is a mother rock?

Igneous rock is a category of rocks a parent rock can be igneous metamorphic or sedimentary

What is igneous rock?

Igneous rock is one of the three main rock types based on the method of its formation. It is also referred to as plutonic or volcanic rock depending on where it formed. In a n

What kind of rocks make up make up of the igneous rock Where can you find such rocks?

Igneous is derived from the Latin word for fire (ignis), which is very appropriate since igneous rock can be created by volcanic action. It is the oldest form of rock and can

Why is a igneous rock called igneous rock?

The word "igneous" means "fiery": it is derived from the Latin "igneus", which means fire. Igneous rocks are so called because they are formed from molten rock, which is ext

How is a igneous is formed what is igneous rocks?

Igneous rock is formed through the rock cycle. The igneous rock is formed by magma and lava,then it goes through volcanic activity.

How can you tell if a igneous rock is igneous?

Igneous rocks often contain grains that can be seen with the unaided eye. Some igneous rocks have no visible grain and appear glassy they show colored rains that are not in ba

Is Basalt rock Igneous Rock?

Basalt is igneous. Basalt and Granite are the two most commonly known igneous rocks. It is formed from magma (a melt) and hardens to become basalt.