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Igneous rock

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Rocks that generally have solidified from magmas [glossary item missing], but may include some formed from related cumulate, deuteric, metasomatic or metamorphic processes. Rock formed by the solidification of molten material that originated within the earth.

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Speer, J.A. (1984) Micas in igneous rocks. In: Bailey, S.W. (Ed.) Micas. Reviews in Mineralogy, 13, 299-356.

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