Question #79413

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Jul 30, 2016

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Explanation:

Batholith
Formed when plutons (bodies of igneous rocks of various sizes) converge, cool, and crystallize below the Earth's crust

Laccolith
Formed when magma is forced through layers of rock and pools in a dome shape

Phacolith
Formed when magma formed from deep within the Earth fills in cracks and crevices

Dyke
Formed when magma or sediment fill in a pre-existing crack

Lopolith
Formed similarly to phacoliths, but comprised of dense magma that allows rocks on top of it to depress during cooling

Stock
Formed when a body of magma cools and is later exposed by erosion