Rocks & Minerals Notes: Page 7

Igneous Rocks

How are igneous rocks formed?

Name two places where igneous rocks form .

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What determines crystal size? .

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What’s the difference between extrusive and intrusive igneous rocks? .

form on or near the surface (small crystals) form below the surface (large crystals) .

Characteristics used to classify igneous rocks .

Characteristics used to classify igneous rocks .

Characteristics used to classify igneous rocks .

Characteristics used to classify igneous rocks .

Characteristics used to classify igneous rocks .

Characteristics used to classify igneous rocks contains Fe and Mg contains Al .

Key Identifying Features of Igneous Rocks .

usually black in color the grains have been melted and are now physically connected .

Please Answer the Questions on Page 8 Using Your Earth Science Reference Tables. .

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Basaltic Glass 2. Basalt . Granite 3.The Answers (Page 8): 1.

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