magmatic rock


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magmatic rock

[mag′mad·ik ′räk]
(petrology)
A rock derived from magma.
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The similarity of REE patterns in the layered magnetite ores and magmatic rocks is consistent with this conclusion that the layered magnetite was formed from magmatic derived hydrothermal fluids.
Along most of the western margin of Patagonia there is an oblique belt of calcalkaline magmatic rocks (Halpern, 1968, 1973), interpreted as a Paleozoic magmatic arc by Ramos (1983).
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Remanent magnetism of mafic magmatic rocks, if primary, can provide paleo-intensities of the geomagnetic field at the time of crystallization (e.g., Macouin et al., 2003), thus providing constraints on processes in the liquid outer core.