Physical Geography 102
Igneous Rocks Study Guide

After the "Igneous Rocks" lecture and readings you should be able to answer and discuss the following questions.

What is magma?

What things or conditions are needed to produce a magma?

What are the sources of heat which can producing melting?

What is the process of partial melting and why is it important in the production of magma?

What is crystallization?

What are the means by which temperature is decreased during the crystallization process?

What is Bowen's Reaction Series? What does this show?

Practice identifying Igneous Rocks: Igneous Rocks Identification