Definition of Andesite. Meaning of Andesite. Synonyms of Andesite

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Definition of Andesite

Andesite
Andesite An"des*ite, n. (Min.) An eruptive rock allied to trachyte, consisting essentially of a triclinic feldspar, with pyroxene, hornblende, or hypersthene.

Meaning of Andesite from wikipedia

- Andesite (/ˈæn.dɪˌzaɪt, -də-/) is an extrusive volcanic rock of intermediate composition. In a general sense, it is the intermediate type between basalt...
- Basaltic andesite is a volcanic rock that is intermediate in composition between basalt and andesite. It is composed predominantly of augite and plagioclase...
- Andesite Vineyard is a Spring Mountain District, Napa Valley vineyard at the 2000-foot level of Spring Mountain, 5 miles up Spring Mountain Road from St...
- merging. See templates for discussion to help reach a consensus. › The andesite line is the most significant regional geologic distinction in the Pacific...
- Andesites is an extinct genus of cephalopod belonging to the Ammonite subclass, from the Late Jur****ic. It has only been found in the Mendoza Group of...
- platform of Pumapunku supported as many as eight andesite gateways. The fragments of five andesite gateways with similar characteristics to the Gateway...
- felsic volcanic rocks containing low amounts of yttrium and ytterbium Andesite – Intermediate volcanic rock Alkali feldspar granite – Granitoid in which...
- This places basalt in the basalt/andesite field of the QAPF diagram. Basalt is further distinguished from andesite by its silica content of less than...
- three series: The tholeiitic seriesbasaltic andesites and andesites. The calc-alkaline seriesandesites. The alkaline seriessubgroups of alkaline...
- Erg Chech 002 (EC 002) is an ancient andesite meteorite discovered in the Erg Chech region of the Sahara Desert in Algeria. It is believed to be a fragment...