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Rhyolite Tiles & Slabs

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Rhyolite Stone is an extrusive igneous rock with a very high silica content. Rhyolite Stone is usually pink or gray in color with grains so small that they are difficult to observe without a hand lens. At Stonecontact.com, you can find all kinds of Rhyolite Stone tiles and slabs in various sizes at the best prices and directly from the quarry owners.

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Is Rhyolite fast or slow cooling?

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Rhyolite Stone is an extrusive igneous rock, formed from magma rich in silica that is extruded from a volcanic vent to cool quickly on the surface rather than slowly in the subsurface.

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What is the difference between Rhyolite and Basalt?

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The main difference between basalt and rhyolite is that basalt usually appears in dark colours, while rhyolite usually appears in light colours. Both rhyolite and basalt are types of igneous rocks. Rhyolite is considered as an extrusive volcanic rock that is equivalent to granite.

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What is the difference between granite and rhyolite?

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The difference between them is that rhyolite is an intrusive igneous rock whereas granite is an extrusive igneous rock. Rhyolite and Granite are the most common types of acidic rock. They have similar compositions. Granite is formed when magma cools down deep inside the earth crust.

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