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USGS: Geological Survey Bulletin 1347 (Geologic History of ...

... (fig. 7), and schist, a finely banded rock, are the most common kinds of metamorphic rocks in Yellowstone. ... and pumice to form extrusive igneous rocks. ...

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USGS: Geological Survey Professional Paper 329 ...

... the granitic rocks are by far the most abundant. ... intrusive igneous ... of the domes of the Yosemite region. The rock on Bald ...

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Bedrock Geology of the Yosemite Valley Area

Rocks of the Yosemite Valley ... plutonic rocks, the most significant structure that affects ... IUGS subcommission on the systematics of igneous rocks: ...

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NPS: Explore Nature » Geologic Resources » Education

Igneous rocks ... to describe an igneous rock having abundant ... National parks with excellent examples of intrusive igneous rocks include Yosemite ...

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The Geology of the San Juan Islands (Igneous Rocks)

... and irregular masses of igneous rocks. ... The porphyrites are the most widespread and abundant of all igneous rock types occurring on the San Juan Islands.

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North Cascades Geology: Rocks and Minerals

... very fine-grained or even glassy, basalt is the most common volcanic rock and ... Geologists often refer to a variety of light-colored plutonic igneous rocks as ...

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Geology - Glacier National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

... late in the Proterozoic some igneous rock in the form of lava flowed onto the sea floor.

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Rockfall - Yosemite National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Massive piles of "talus" or rock debris at the base of Yosemite Valley's cliffs are reminders of ... Most rockfalls in Yosemite occur in the winter and ...

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Minerals - National Park Service

Quartz is one of the most common minerals in the Earth’s crust. ... it is a component in many igneous and metamorphic rocks. Olivine

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... most common minerals in the ... most commonly occurs in igneous rocks and can be found in andesite at Mount Rainier National Park and Devils Postpile National ...

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