What igneous rocks form below Earth's surface?


What igneous rocks form below Earth's surface?

A Major Rock Type:

Igneous is one of three major types of rock, formed from molten rock or lava that comes from deep inside the earth. Igneous rocks have minerals and crystals within them that give them a grainy and varied appearance. There are many different uses for igneous rock.

Answer and Explanation:

Igneous rocks that form below Earth's surface are called intrusive. Intrusive igneous rocks form when magma, or molten rock becomes trapped beneath...

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Intrusive Igneous Rock: Definition & Examples

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