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December 28, 2020 6:37 pmpts 30 pts
Viscosity of a magma increases with: A. Increase in Mg B. Increase in Al C. Increase in H,0 D. All of the above (BHU-
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  • Sajan sarthak thankyou
    Yes gurmeet Aluminum and sillicon forms bond with Oxygen so increase the viscosity
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  • Rahul pandey Best Answer
    Ans:(B). Increase in Al Increase in Al (network formers) will lead to increase in viscosity of magma. Increase in H2O will depolymerize the magma and will lead to decrease in visc...
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    Gurmeet singh
    but silica rich magam i.e rhyolitic is highly viscous having abundant volatiles i.e h2o