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igneous

(of rocks) derived by solidification of magma or molten lava emplaced on or below the earth's surface

igneous

[′ig·nē·əs]
(petrology)
Pertaining to rocks which have congealed from a molten mass.
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Igneous utilizes a data visibility and control engine that continuously finds, indexes, and classifies unstructured data (file and object) wherever it resides - on-premises heterogenous storage, private cloud, or public cloud.
The object of the order is to make the broken aggregate from igneous rocks (melaphy, gabbro, granite) fraction 0-31,5 mm in the amount of 1000 tons.
But while volcanic, igneous rock predominates on the Red Planet, virtually the entire Earth fossil record comes from sedimentary rocks.
Study area lies in the southern part of Mor Range in which both igneous (Bela Ophiolite) and sedimentary (Ferozabad Group) rocks of Mesozoic age are present (Fig.
igneous rock--a type of rock that forms when rock melts deep underground, then cools and hardens
types including rocks, sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic.
Ol Doinyo Lengai, the 7,650-foot-tall peak is the (http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/07/tanzania-volcano-eruption-ancient-humans-science/) only active volcano on the Earth that erupts with a carbonatite, a type of igneous rock rich in carbonates such as calcite and dolomite.
Geologists apply geochronology techniques to the study of when igneous and metamorphic processes occurred.
Apart from the Enyigba area, igneous bodies are found in the vicinity of the ore deposits while in the Wanikande area, barite veins and veinlets were observed to be closely interwoven with intrusive bodies.
The upper Midwest sits over an abundance of sedimentary and igneous rock.
Quartz, feldspar and chlorite minerals indicated that the sediments were transported from igneous and metamorphic rocks and the hematite and goethite indicated the continental environment for the studied formation.