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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 Igneous rock 5,340 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Sedimentary rock 5,068 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Rock (geology) 3,511 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 List of rock types 2,750 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Magma 1,876 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Sediment 1,435 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Stratigraphy 1,200 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 Rock cycle 1,150 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 Geode 1,101 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Soapstone 893 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Chert 871 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Bedrock 843 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 Gabbro 781 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 Mafic 747 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 Petrology 672 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 Intrusion 669 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 Breccia 660 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Felsic 657 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 Pluton 656 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 Volcanic rock 592 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 Mineralogy 580 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Moon rock 548 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Dike (geology) 536 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Oldest dated rocks 500 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Tephra 479 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 Bowen's reaction series 470 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 Trace element 456 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 Mud volcano 438 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 Serpentinite 437 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 Pyroclastic rock 358 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 Concretion 283 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 Extrusive 240 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 Laccolith 229 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 Xenolith 211 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Komatiite 201 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 Petrography 198 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 Pounamu 190 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Cleavage (geology) 179 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Carbonatite 155 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 Core sample 151 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 Vug 150 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 Migmatite 149 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 Aphanite 149 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 Fractional crystallization (geology) 149 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 Sial 144 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 Phenocryst 137 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 Phaneritic 136 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 Ooid 135 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 Matrix (geology) 134 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 Large igneous province 129 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 Tessellated pavement 124 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 QAPF diagram 117 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 Cryptocrystalline 114 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 Lapilli 110 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Nodule (geology) 108 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 Greenstone belt 105 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
57 Spherulite 101 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
58 Formation of rocks 98 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
59 Igneous differentiation 98 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
60 Norite 97 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
61 Mélange 97 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
62 Cumulate rock 94 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
63 Amateur Geology 91 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
64 Quartz monzonite 91 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
65 Nepheline syenite 89 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
66 Thin section 87 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
67 Subvolcanic rock 87 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
68 List of important publications in geology 85 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
69 Lamproite 85 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
70 Stoping 79 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
71 Protolith 78 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
72 NiFe 75 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
73 Rock microstructure 70 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
74 Merensky Reef 70 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
75 Gibbs–Thomson effect 69 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
76 Post-perovskite 68 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
77 Partial melting 68 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
78 Layered intrusion 66 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
79 Dunham classification 66 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
80 Lamprophyre 65 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
81 Incompatible element 65 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
82 Trap rock 64 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
83 Xenomorph (geology) 64 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
84 Phonolite 61 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
85 Folk classification 61 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
86 Country rock (geology) 61 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
87 Granophyre 60 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
88 Sima (geology) 59 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
89 Calc-alkaline 59 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
90 Parent rock 57 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
91 Normative mineralogy 57 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
92 Microcrystalline 56 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
93 Stone ball 56 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
94 Cumberlandite 54 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
95 Maceral 54 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
96 Ring dike 54 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
97 Ventifact 52 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
98 Felsite 50 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
99 Boninite 45 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
100 Texture (geology) 44 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
101 TAS classification 44 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
102 Solvus 44 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
103 Igneous textures 43 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
104 Perthite 42 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
105 Fiamme 41 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
106 Rock-cut basin 40 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
107 Cataclastic rock 40 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
108 Lopolith 39 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
109 Franciscan Assemblage 37 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
110 Metamorphic core complex 37 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
111 Lithic fragment (geology) 37 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
112 Igneous petrology 36 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
113 Stylolite 34 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
114 Peralkaline 34 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
115 Paragenesis 33 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
116 Macrocrystalline 33 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
117 Conoscopic interference pattern 33 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
118 Fluid inclusions 32 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
119 Eolith 32 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
120 Talc carbonate 32 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
121 Essexite 31 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
122 Central Atlantic Magmatic Province 31 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
123 Lens (geology) 30 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
124 Gazzi-Dickinson Method 30 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
125 Anatexis 29 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
126 Peraluminous 29 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
127 Adakite 29 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
128 Sovite 29 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
129 Andesite line 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
130 Lithophysa 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
131 Natrocarbonatite 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
132 Mineral redox buffer 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
133 Klinkenberg correction 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
134 Goldich dissolution series 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
135 Trondhjemite 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
136 Pseudotachylite 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
137 Interbedding 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
138 Amygdule 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
139 Magmatic water 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
140 Petrogenesis 25 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
141 Nephelinite 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
142 Tonalite-Trondhjemite-Granodiorite 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
143 Poikilitic 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
144 Metavolcanic rock 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
145 Dreikanter 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
146 Geothermobarometry 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
147 Flow banding 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
148 Myrmekite 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
149 Sphericity scale 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
150 Hornblendite 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
151 Underplating 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
152 Ferropericlase 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
153 QFL diagram 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
154 Hyalopilitic 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
155 Sheeted dyke complex 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
156 Pyrolite 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
157 ZTR index 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
158 Pressure solution 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
159 Boulder Batholith 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
160 Torlesse Greywacke 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
161 Minipermeameter 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
162 Matrix-supported rock 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
163 Limburgite 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
164 Biolith 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
165 Phacolith 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
166 Hypersolvus 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
167 Chilled margin 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
168 Benmoreite 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
169 Interference colour chart 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
170 Exinite 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
171 Borolanite 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
172 Melanosome (geology) 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
173 Rock fragment 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
174 Restite 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
175 Cathedral Peak Granodiorite 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
176 Edenite 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
177 Glomeroporphyritic 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
178 Poikiloblast 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
179 Melt inclusions 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
180 Tectonic phase 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
181 Mica fish 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
182 Glaciated Rocks 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
183 Stockwork 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
184 Tecoatl 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
185 Symplectite 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
186 Sanukitoid 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
187 Breccia pipe 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
188 Shonkinite 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
189 Theralite 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
190 Miarolitic cavity 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
191 Polybaric melting 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
192 Cactolith 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
193 Chonolith 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
194 Agpaitic rock 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
195 Anthraconite less than 5 views
196 Petrological Database of the Ocean Floor less than 5 views
197 Rock types less than 5 views
198 Important publications in geology less than 5 views
199 Dryrock less than 5 views
200 Rock textures less than 5 views
201 Fen Complex, Norway less than 5 views
202 Micrographic texture less than 5 views
203 Subsolvus less than 5 views
204 Megacryst less than 5 views

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Petrology is the science of rocks: their mineralogy, textures, chemistry, classification, and structures.

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Terms with specific uses in the scientific description, classification and study of rocks

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