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  Magma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Magma is a complex high-temperature (between 650 and 1200 °C) silicate solution that is ancestral to all igneous rocks.
Magma rises primarily because a melt is less dense than its source rock, it is propelled upward through the lithosphere by the buoyancy that its lower density creates (the way less dense wood is pushed up and floats in denser water).
Magma is composed mainly of silica; alkalis (sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium) and iron.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Magma   (1605 words)

 Magma (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Magma is a French progressive rock band founded in 1969 by classically-trained drummer Christian Vander, who claimed as his inspiration a "vision of humanity's spiritual and ecological future" that profoundly disturbed him.
A remarkable aspect of Magma's albums is that Vander actually invented a constructed language, Kobaian, in which most lyrics are sung.
So many musicians played with Magma over the years, who then went on to form their own solo projects and/or spinoff acts, that the Kobaian term Zeuhl came to refer to the style of these bands and the French jazz fusion/symphonic rock scene that grew around them.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Magma_(band)   (844 words)

 Photoglossary - Magma/Lava - Io: Jupiter's Volcanic Moon
Magma is hot, molten rock that forms beneath the Earth's surface in the lower crust and upper mantle.
The amount of silica in a magma greatly determines its viscosity (resistance to flow), and viscosity influences the type of eruption that may occur when the magma reaches the surface.
Granitic magmas, which have a higher silica content, are thick and sluggish and tend to plug the vent from which they are extruded.
www.planetaryexploration.net /jupiter/io/photoglossary/magma_lava.html   (306 words)

 Magma Applications B.V.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Magma Firestop IMW 435 is an internal fire prevention treatment which is sprayed on the inside of a thatch roof and onto the supporting wooden beams.
Magma Topcoating provides an invisible coating on the thatch which impedes the formation of moss, reduces the harmful impact of polution and UV radiation, and extends its life by creating a water resistant barrier which will protect the thatch against the relentless weathering process.
Magma Roofclean and Magma Dirtremover were formulated to provide an easy and effective way of removing dirt and moss from thatch to restore its original beauty.
www.magma.nl /m_appl.htm   (347 words)

A volcano occurs where there is magma rising from the mantle and burning its way through the crust.
That usually means that they become quiet and inactive for ten to 100 years until a new batch of magma comes up from deep inside the earth.
Magma forms because the rocks are at high temperature and pressure deep inside the earth.
teacher.scholastic.com /researchtools/articlearchives/volcanoes/magma.htm   (172 words)

Magma is a concept band whose albums explain the origins and development of the new civilization on Kobaia, and their interactions with the people of Earth and other planets.
Magma's music is very strange, beautiful, and ultimately rewarding, but it does require an open mind on the part of the listener.
Magma's 1978 album ATTAHK appears to have a theme also, but it seems to be unique unto itself and not tied with any of the previous records.
www.furious.com /perfect/magma.html   (2344 words)

Magma is a complex high-temperature silicate solution that is ancestral to all igneous rocks.
Magma exists between 650 and 1200 degrees C. Magma is under high pressure and sometimes emerges through volcanic vents in the form of flowing lava and pyroclastic ejecta.
Igneous rocks are derived from magma through solidification and related processes or through eruption of the magma at the surface.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Magma   (185 words)

 Magma Computational Algebra System Home Page
Magma is a large, well-supported software package designed to solve computationally hard problems in algebra, number theory, geometry and combinatorics.
October 18, 2004: The Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory with Magma conference was held October 4 - 8, 2004 at the Institute Henri Poincaré, Paris.
Magma is produced and distributed by the Computational Algebra Group within the School of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Sydney.
magma.maths.usyd.edu.au /magma   (248 words)

Magma migrates either at depth or to the Earth's surface and is ejected as lava.
As magma cools, crystals form in a systematic manner, which is most simply expressed in the form of Bowen's reaction series; early high-temperature crystals will tend to react with the liquid to form other minerals at lower temperatures.
Transport and emplacement of magma is strongly affected by its viscosity and by the fracture characteristics of rocks through which it moves.
www.repp.org /articles/static/1/987785415_5.html   (502 words)

 Magma Design Automation, Inc. - Investor Relations
Magma products are used by major semiconductor manufacturers around the world to design some of the most complex and highest-performing integrated circuits being made today.
Magma's fiscal quarters are 13 weeks long and conclude on a Sunday.
Magma adopted its Corporate Disclosure Guidelines to ensure that we comply with Regulation FD and other applicable laws.
investor.magma-da.com /home.cfm   (375 words)

 Da Zeuhl Wortz Mekanïk is kobaian for Magma
Da Zeuhl Wortz Mekanïk is kobaian for Magma
To be admitted in Magma you have to know the classical music, rock music, Tamla-Motown music, and be able to use the tecnique from theese musicforms.
And it was about time a Magma record came out, because it is a long time since the last came out.
www.danbbs.dk /~m-bohn/magma/interview.htm   (2595 words)

 magma - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about magma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As magma reaches the earth's surface escaping gas sprays lava into the air.
Molten rock material that originates in the lower part of the Earth's crust, or mantle, where it reaches temperatures as high as 1,000°C/1,832°F. Igneous rocks are formed from magma.
Lava is magma that has extruded onto the surface.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /magma   (120 words)

 Online Support - Magma Communications Ltd.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Magma has terminated the accounts of several customers who, even after repeated warnings, have spammed large numbers of Internet users via email or newsgroup postings.
Magma has re-configured its mail servers so that they cannot be used by spammers as mail relays.
Viruses coming from Magma clients or external sources should be reported to abuse@magma.ca with detailed header information to be investigated.
support.magma.ca /abuse.cfm   (3745 words)

 USGS Photo Glossary:
Sketch of a magma reservoir beneath a volcano and a conduit leading up to a lava dome at the surface.
Magma is molten or partially molten rock beneath the Earth's surface.
Magma typically consists of (1) a liquid portion (often referred to as the melt); (2) a solid portion made of minerals that crystallized directly from the melt; (3) solid rocks incorporated into the magma from along the conduit or reservoir, called xenoliths or inclusions; and (4) dissolved gases.
volcanoes.usgs.gov /Products/Pglossary/magma.html   (111 words)

 Magma International B.V.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Magma International has developed a unique flame retardant that meets all the latest fire and environmental standards in a wide range of application areas.
Magma International B.V. is based in the Netherlands where it specialises in developing and marketing a wide range of flame retardants under the "Magma Firestop" brandname.
Magma works closely with its clients in an ongoing search for solutions to particular problems and advanced methods of application.
www.magma.nl   (256 words)

 CVO Website - Magma, Lava, and Lava Flows
In a continental environment magmas are generally in the Earth's crust as well as at varying depths in the upper mantle.
If magmas never breach the surface to erupt and remain deep underground, they cool much more slowly and thus allow ample time to sustain crystal precipitation and growth, resulting in the formation of coarser grained, nearly completely crystalline, igneous rocks.
All magmas contain dissolved gases, and as they rise to the surface to erupt, the confining pressures are reduced and the dissolved gases are liberated either quietly or explosively.
vulcan.wr.usgs.gov /Glossary/LavaFlows/description_lava_flows.html   (3204 words)

You don't go to magma just to buy something, you might come to magma to look, learn, suggest, be inspired, copy, connect, reject, act, react, interact, over-react...
Basically, magma is the product of all the people that walk through its doors everyday, the result of putting so much creative energy together in such narrow spaces...
We hope magma won't be just a place where you can find the best selection and the highest concentration of creative material...
www.magmabooks.com /content/service/about.asp   (620 words)

 Magma Communications - Corporate > Access > t1
MAGMA monitors the circuit every 5 minutes, and provides technical support 24 hours per day, seven days a week.
There is a monthly MAGMA Internet connectivity charge, and a one-time set-up charge that includes one hour of set-up support and procedural assistance in establishing the customer's site on the Internet.
MAGMA monitors the circuit every five minutes and provides technical support 24 hours per day, seven days a week.
www1.magma.ca /corporate/access/t1/index.cfm   (758 words)

 GeoMan's Glossary of Earth Science
Basalt: Volcanic rock (or magma) that is generally dark in color, contains 45 to 54 percent silica, and is rich in iron and magnesium.
An eruption of basaltic magma is generally quiet, and results in flows (both vesicular and non-vesicular) and breccias.
Magma chamber: The subterranean cavity containing the gas-rich liquid magma which feeds a volcano.
jersey.uoregon.edu /~mstrick/geology/geo_glossary_page.html#   (3994 words)

 Green Foods - Products - Green Magma® USA
After taking Green Magma® daily for as little as 1 week, many people have reported feeling a dramatic increase in energy, better looking hair, skin, and nails, and increased regularity – all signs of good nutrition.
The barley grass in Green Magma is grown in some of the world's most fertile soil on rolling hillsides in Japan and on the Oxnard Plain near the Pacific Ocean in California.
Green Magma is also rich in chlorophyll which gives barley and many other vegetables their rich green color.
www.greenfoods.com /products/green_magma.html   (542 words)

 Magma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Magma is a multi-user object database for Squeak 3.7 and 3.8 which:
Although Magma is stable and usable within its limits, it is still under active development.
Magma was written by Chris Muller and continues to be enhanced.
minnow.cc.gatech.edu /squeak/2665   (93 words)

 poetrymagazines.org.uk - Magma New Issues!
Magma is a magazine of poetry and writing about poetry, published three times a year in Spring, Autumn and Winter, in full on paper and in selection on the World Wide Web.
The strength of the rotating editorship is that each editor brings his/her particular interests to bear, resulting in poems and emphases that no-one else in the group could have predicted.
When we decided on the title Magma, it was to suggest the molten core within the world, hidden as deep feelings are and showing itself in unpredictable movements, tremors, lava flows, eruptions.
www.poetrymagazines.org.uk /magazine/index.asp?id=11   (352 words)

 New Gibraltar Encyclopedia of Progressive Rock MA-MAR
Magma is a concept band whose albums explain the origins and development of the new civilization on Kobaïa, all in the new language of that planet.
Magma has to be heard to fully understand but just knowing that they were one of the most influential French bands should be enough to realize their importance.
Magma were a very influential French band from the seventies whose music was a very powerfully rhythmic combination of jazz influences and rock, fronted by the dramatic vocals of Christian Vander.
www.gepr.net /ma.html   (14719 words)

 Magma Design Automation, Inc. -
Magma provides leading software for designing highly complex integrated circuits while maximizing Quality of Results with respect to area, timing and power, and at the same time reducing overall design cycles and costs.
Magma provides a complete RTL-to-GDSII design flow that includes design planning, prototyping, synthesis, place & route, and signal and power integrity chip design capabilities in a single executable, offering "The Fastest Path from RTL to Silicon"™.
Magma is a registered trademark and "The Fastest Path from RTL to Silicon" is a trademark of Magma Design Automation.
investor.magma-da.com /releaseDetail.cfm?ReleaseID=154236   (365 words)

Magma is molten rock that is deep underground.
Magma is so hot that it glows white and is so bright that you’d need sunglasses to look at it!
If magma finds a crack in the Earth and comes to the surface, it is called lava and cools to form extrusive igneous rocks like basalt.
www.windows.ucar.edu /tour/link=/earth/geology/ig_magma.html   (198 words)

 Glossary of Terms: M
Magma that is relative poor in silica but rich in calcium, magnesium, and iron content.
This type of magma solidifies to form rocks relatively rich in calcium, magnesium, and iron but poor in silica.
A rising vertical mass of magma originating from the mantle.
www.physicalgeography.net /physgeoglos/m.html   (2434 words)

 Earth Floor: Cycles
Igneous rock forms when magma cools and makes crystals.
Magma is a hot liquid made of melted minerals.
When it pours out on Earth's surface, magma is called lava.
www.cotf.edu /ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/rock.html   (365 words)

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