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Ores from molten rock

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In some large bodies of magma, or molten rock, the minerals that crystallize settle to accumulate on the chamber floors, which slowly build up until the magma is completely solidified. The minerals accumulate in layers, depending on when they formed in the magma. This is one natural sorting proces