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igneous rock

[ (ig-nee-uhs) ]
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Rocks formed by the cooling and solidifying of molten materials. Igneous rocks can form beneath the Earth's surface, or at its surface, as lava.

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Granite, solid volcanic lava, and basalt are examples of igneous rock.
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