Felsic Rock

The class of rock which crystallizes from silicate minerals at relatively low temperatures and with relatively high percentage of silica is generally referred to as "felsic" rock. This class includes granite and rhyolite and is at the low temperature extreme of the Bowen reaction series.


Igneous rock concepts

Lutgens & Tarbuck
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