What is rhyolite?

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May 8, 2018

Answer:

Rhyolite is a type of igneous rock. It is the extrusive version of granite.

Explanation:

Rhyolite is a type of igneous rock. It is the extrusive version of granite and is commonly made up of orthoclase, quartz, plagioclase, micas, and amphiboles.

Rhyolite can be many textures but is usually either pink or gray (all four rocks below are rhyolite).
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