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Which type of intrusive feature forms when magma is injected into fractures cutting across rock layers? a. a laccolith b. a dike c. a lava plateau d. a sill

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Which type of intrusive feature forms when magma is injected into fractures cutting across rock layers? a. a laccolith b. a dike c. a lava plateau d. a sill

Posted by copperhead2236 | Posted at May 11, 2002 | Categories: Geography

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adityaananda124
adityaananda124

The answer is Dike. In Geology, Dike is a sheet of rock formed in a fracture in a pre-existing rock body. Magmatic dikes are formed when magma intrudes into a crack then crystallize. It is an igneous body with a very high aspect ratio.

May 11, 2002 07:19

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