Igneous Rock Photos  
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Roger Weller, geology instructor 
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Igneous Rock Table  (shows relationships)

                                 

Index
Number of photos: 538     Last edited:  10/26/16
Quick Tour:
10 Common Igneous Rocks
 

glassy                                                                   

    obsidian  (48)

    pumice  (29)

    pitchstone  (13)

    perlite  (14)                                                                  
fine grained (aphanitic) 
    andesite  (29)

    basalt  (62)
    dacite  (2)
    diabase  (6)
    phonolite  (2)
    rhyolite  (30)
    trachyte  (4)
    tuff  (42)
    lithophysa  (21)

coarse grained (phaneritic)
    anorthosite  (4)                                                             
    aplite  (2)
    diorite  (33)                                     
    dunite  (2)                                                                             

    gabbro  (26)

    granodiorite  (3)                                                                                   

    granite  (66)
    kimberlite  (2)
    monzonite  (17)  
    peridotite  (6)      
    pyroxenite  (2)                    
    syenite  (10)
very coarse grained

    pegmatite  (36)

porphyritic

    porphyry  (19)
 

igneous structures   (10)


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