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What type of igneous rock tends to form in veins around batholiths?
What type of eruption spews out low viscosity magma?
What term refers to a volcano which has erupted in geological time?
What process squeezes magma out from between crystals, so they can no longer react?
Name a mineral which is not a metamorphic polymorph and only occurs in metamorphic rock.
Heat, pressure and what other variable affect metamorphism?
What type of lavas have rounded tops and saggy bottoms?
What is the process whereby denser minerals in a magma sink to the bottom?
Name one of two minerals which form the tiny spots seen in spotted rock
What is the second lowest temperature mineral on Bowen's Reaction Series?
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What process is the reverse of partial melting?
What term describes the process whereby magmas of various composition can arise from a single parent magma?
What sort of earthquake is caused by the vibration of magma?
When lavas are >3m thick, what feature may form?
What term refers to solid state recrystallisation due to heat or pressure?
What type of metamorphism is seen around a batholith?
What mineral is between pyroxene and biotite on Bowen's Reaction Series?
What type of volcano is mainly composed of basalt?
What name is given to a splintery, granoblastic rock containing sillimanite?

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