Geography 103:Water & Landscapes

  1. felsic (description)
    light-coloured, rich in feldspar and silica
  2. mafic (description)
    Low silica content, dark to green coloured, has magnesium and iron.
  3. aphanitic
    fine-grain texture of rock (smaller crystals)
  4. phaneritic
    coarse-grained texture of rocks (larger crystals)
  5. porphyritic
    a mixture of coarse- and fine-grain in a rock (both large and small crystals)
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Geography 103:Water & Landscapes
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