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5: Igneous Rocks

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    6060
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    Learning Objectives

    At the completion of this module you will be able to:

    • Explain the rock cycle and the processes involved.
    • Name and describe the different types of intrusive and extrusive igneous deposits.
    • Describe the composition of different types of igneous rocks and explain the processes involved in their formation.
    • Explain which tectonic environment is associated with which kinds of igneous rock.


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