Igneous rock that is interpreted as a former intrusion from its cross-cutting contacts, chilled margins, or other field relations.
Igneous rock that, while it was fluid, penetrated into or between other rocks and solidified. It can later be exposed at Earth's surface after erosion of the overlying rock.
It is an igneous rock which has been formed underground from magma being stuffed into the cracks.
Igneous rock formed when magma cools and solidifies beneath the earth's surface
A type of igneous rock formed by magma that solidifies underground.
Igneous rock that cools and solidifies beneath the Earth's surface. (= plutonic rock) more details...
Igneous rock that forms intrusions; as opposed to volcanic or extrusive rock which is erupted from a volcano.
Igneous rock formed inside the earth from cooling magma.
igneous rock that forms when magma cools below the Earth's surface
Igneous rock crystallised from a magma deep in the earth's crust
An igneous rock formed by the entrance of magma into pre-existing rock. Kimberlite: A variety of peridotite; the most common host rock of diamonds. Almost all diamond mines worldwide are hosted within kimberlitic-type rocks. Macro-diamond