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A

File:Amygdaloidal andesite.jpg
A sample of andesite (dark groundmass) with amygdaloidal vesicules filled with zeolite. Diameter of view is 8 cm.
Amphibolite
Andesite
Anorthosite
Aplite
Argillite
Arkose

B

Banded iron formation
Basalt
Basanite
Blueschist
Boninite
Breccia
Brockram

C

File:Coalseam 8618.JPG
Bituminous coal seam in West Virginia
Carbonatite
Cataclasite
Chalk
Charnockite
Chert
Claystone
Coal
Conglomerate
Coquina

D

Dacite
Diabase
Diatomite
Diamictite
Diorite
Dolerite
Dolomite
Dunite
File:Dolomite Morocco.jpg
Dolomite crystals from Touissite, Morocco

E

Eclogite
Epidiorite
Epidosite
Essexite
Evaporite

F

Flint
Foidolite
File:Skagit-gneiss-Cascades.jpg
Banded gneiss with a dike of granite orthogneiss

G

Gabbro
Gneiss
Granite
Granodiorite
Granophyre
Granulite
Greywacke
Greenschist
Greenstone
Gritstone

H

Harzburgite (variety of peridotite).
Hornblendite
Hornfels

I

Ignimbrite
Ijolite
Limestoneshale7342
Limey shale overlaid by limestone. Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee
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J

Jadeitite
Jasperoid
Jaspillite

K

Kimberlite
Komatiite

L

Lamproite
Lamprophyre
Larvikite
Latite
Lignite
Litchfieldite
Lherzolite (variety of peridotite).
Limestone
File:MarbleUSGOV.jpg
Marble
Luxullianite

M

Marble
Marl
Migmatite
Monzogranite
Monzonite
Mudstone
Mylonite

N

Nepheline syenite
Nephelinite
Norite
Novaculite

O

File:PhylliteUSGOV.jpg
Phyllite
Obsidian
Oolite

P

Pegmatite
Peridotite
Phonolite
Phyllite
Picrite
File:Quartzite 2 jpg.jpg
Quartzite
Porphyry
Pseudotachylite
Pumice
Pyroclastic rock
Pyroxenite

Q

Quartzite
Quartz diorite
Quartz monzonite

R

File:Schist.jpg
Manhattan Schist, from Southeastern New York
Rapakivi granite
Rhyodacite
Rhyolite
Rhomb porphyry

S

Sandstone
Schist
Scoria
Serpentinite
Shale
Siltstone
Skarn
File:SlateUSGOV.jpg
Slate
Slate
Syenite

T

Tachylyte
Taconite
Tephrite
Theralite
Tonalite
Trachyte
Troctolite
File:Turbidite 2.JPG
Turbidite (Gorgoglione Flysch), Miocene, South Italy
Trondhjemite
Tuff
Turbidite

U

V

W

Wackestone
Websterite
Wehrlite

X

Y

Z

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