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Rocky crystallises at depth to form an intrusive igneous rock

I'm cooling down...
But I think I'll take my time about it...

Molten rock can sometimes form huge reservoirs called magma chambers within the Earth's crust. Left undisturbed over many hundreds of thousands of years this magma will cool and crystallise to form intrusive igneous rocks.

Intrusive igneous rocks like granite and gabbro have some things in common. They:

1. Are large grained - magma cools very slowly beneath the Earth's surface so the crystals in the rock have a long time to grow.

2. Are made up of angular interlocking crystals.

I'm now an intrusive igneous rock and can be exposed at the Earth's surface through uplift. But what would have happened if I had moved up to the Earth's surface as molten rock?
Go back to the rock cycle to see what could happen to me next.