• Question: Is the odd one out basalt because it doesn't have ite at the end?

    Asked by sophiej to Adam on 14 Mar 2012.
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      Adam Stevens answered on 14 Mar 2012:

      Hahahaha! Yes, you’re right. I am studying different rock types at the moment as thought it was funny that most of them end in -ite but not basalt, which is the most common rock!