Question and answer
why do you think igneous rocks are called fire rocks?
Igneous rock (derived from the Latin word igneus meaning of fire, from ignis meaning fire) is one of the three main rock types, the others being sedimentary and metamorphic rock. [ Igneous rock is formed through the cooling and solidification of magma or lava. Igneous rock may form with or without crystallization, either below the surface as intrusive (plutonic) rocks or on the surface as
extrusive (volcanic) rocks. ]
Get an answer
Original conversation
User: why do you think igneous rocks are called fire rocks?

Weegy: Igneous rock (derived from the Latin word igneus meaning of fire, from ignis meaning fire) is one of the three main rock types, the others being sedimentary and metamorphic rock. [ Igneous rock is formed through the cooling and solidification of magma or lava. Igneous rock may form with or without crystallization, either below the surface as intrusive (plutonic) rocks or on the surface as extrusive (volcanic) rocks. ]
monicajim|Points 190|

User: why are igneous rocks called fire rocks?

User: what are rocks from dried-up seas made by?

Weegy: Igneous rocks are called fire rocks because the fire blades into the process and the heat inside makes the lava induce air and the lava will make fire inside of the igneous rock.
Expert answered|johns37s|Points 0|

Question
Asked 1/13/2012 10:43:02 PM
0 Answers/Comments
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
what are rocks from dried-up seas made from?
Question
Not Answered
Updated 1/13/2012 11:08:49 PM
1 Answer/Comment
Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed by the deposition of material at the Earth's surface and within bodies of water.
Added 1/13/2012 11:08:49 PM
This answer has been added to the Weegy Knowledgebase
20,713,919 questions answered
Popular Conversations
What is selection pressure? User: What is mutation?
Weegy: A mutation is the act or process of being altered or changed. User: What is irreducible complexity?
5/3/2015 9:52:03 PM| 2 Answers
solve: 14(-9-4m)=42
Weegy: 42/14 = 3/1 = 3 User: -1=1/2h-7-3/4h Weegy: -1 = 1/2h -7 - 3/4h -1 + 7 = 1/2h - 3/4h; 6 = 1/2h - 3/4h; 6 ...
5/4/2015 6:43:34 AM| 2 Answers
What is a catalyst defined as?
5/4/2015 8:16:34 AM| 2 Answers
How often are you wrong weegy?
Weegy: It all depends on who the expert that is answering the question. Also auto- answering is previous expert answer ...
5/4/2015 10:11:13 AM| 2 Answers
High government expenditures can lead to a ...
5/4/2015 11:18:55 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
Points 168 [Total 698]| Ratings 0| Comments 168| Invitations 0|Online
S
1
Points 81 [Total 473]| Ratings 1| Comments 71| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
P
P
1
P
1
Points 47 [Total 8793]| Ratings 0| Comments 47| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 20 [Total 8203]| Ratings 0| Comments 20| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 18 [Total 246]| Ratings 1| Comments 8| Invitations 0|Online
S
L
Points 11 [Total 3765]| Ratings 0| Comments 11| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 179]| Ratings 1| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 3 [Total 23]| Ratings 0| Comments 3| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 1 [Total 9]| Ratings 0| Comments 1| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 1 [Total 1]| Ratings 0| Comments 1| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.