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  • Igneous and metamorphic basement rocks of Florida ( FGS ...

    3a Florida igneous-metamorphic rock norms ..... 11 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was begun in 1949, with study of the petrography of ... Figure A is a map of Florida showing the locations of the 27 wells and the counties in which they were drilled. Eight wells in Table 1 not ... could be termed fine grained basalt, but this rock, and presumably the ...

  • Basalt Facts

    Basalt is Earth's most abundant bedrock, and a very important rock. The Earth's ocean basins are underlain by basalt, but it is less common on continents. However, lava flows and flood basalts underlie several percent of Earth's land surface. It is an igneous rock and is usually fine-grained and dark-colored, composed mainly of plagioclase and pyroxene minerals.

  • Basalt: Igneous Rock - Pictures, Definition ... - Geology