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produced under conditions involving intense heat

produced by the action of fire or intense heat

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like or suggestive of fire

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The area is an uplifted block of Precambrian igneous rocks named as the Nagar Parkar Igneous Complex (NPIC).
It has been contributed by the weathering of the pre-existing igneous complexes [7].
Igneous Systems boasts a topflight team, able to execute at scale, NEA venture partner Ron Bernal, who obtains a seat on the target's board as a result of the financing, said, commenting on the transaction.
In some igneous rocks, zircon crystals are seen in circular shape that is probably because of the absorption of edges of the crystals by the primary magma [4].
But earlier this year, the Mars Curiosity rover surprised scientists by discovering soils with a composition similar to granite, a light-colored, common igneous rock.
Igneous rocks form by cooling molten material that originated well beneath the crust.
IGNEOUS ROCK: Formed when metamorphic rocks melt to form magma (melted rock), which then cools underground or erupts and cools on Earth's surface.
6" color guide to igneous rock systems offers hundreds of photographs, illustrations, and diagrams of a wide variety of igneous rocks and their formation.
227 opt Au) which is hosted by a highly altered igneous dike.
of London, UK) developed this text out of his teaching of a second-year igneous petrology course.
The Unaly Hill mineralisation occurs within magnetite lenses in layered metagabbros of the Atley Igneous Complex some 30km east of the Windimurra Igneous Complex where similar mineralisation is known to occur.
There are three types of rocks--sedimentary (sed-uh-MEN-tuh-ree), igneous (IG-nee-us), and metamorphic (met-uh-MOR-fick).
Venge, son of winemaker Nils Venge, will continue making wine at Calistoga's Venge Vineyards, and is also consulting winemaker for Igneous, Hunnicutt, Macauley, Bacio Divino, JAX, B Cellars, Trespass, JR Wine, Frazier and Calistoga Ranch.
The oceanic complexes of the Nicoya Peninsula were first mentioned by Sapper (1905) and Romanes (1912a,b) who recognized a greenish igneous sequence.