An increased silica content in the magma tends to __:
1. Make it more felsic
2. Increase its temperature
3. Make it more explosive
4. Make it more viscous
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [C] Only 1, 3 & 4

•Increasing silica content is the basis of classifying the Magma from Picritic to Felsic.

•Increasing Silica content implies a lower temperature of the Magma.

•Increasing silica content implies an explosive eruption behaviour of Magma

•Increasing silica content implies an increasing viscosity of Magma

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