The answer is a. basalt. Gabbro rocks are more related to basalt in terms of chemical characteristics. They are both igneous rocks but basalt is an extrusive rock that cools quickly while gabbro is intrusive and cools slowly. So, basalt rocks are fine-grained while gabbro are coars-grained.
Gabbro and _____ have similar chemical characteristics. A. basalt B. diorite C. rhyolite D. andesite