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petrology


We want to understand the thermal and petrological history of the volcanic region.
  the branch of geology that studies rocks: their origin and formation and mineral composition and classification
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  • We want to understand the thermal and petrological history of the volcanic region.
  • She is an expert in metamorphic petrology.
  • (MINERALOGY, PETROLOGY, GEOLOGY, PHYSIOGRAPHY) DISPERSE.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
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Associated words [difficulty]:   petrology [9] , geology [2] , paleontology [5] , seismology [8] , obsidian [4] , mica [5] , magma [6] , basalt [7] , sedimentary [8] , gneiss [9] , igneous [9]
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