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 ( /ˈændɪsaɪt/ or /ˈændɪzaɪt/) is an extrusive igneous volcanic rock of intermediate composition, with aphanitic to porphyritic texture. In a general...
- Basaltic andesite is a volcanic rock containing about 55% silica. It is distinct from basalt and andesite in having a different percentage of silica content...
- The andesite line is the most significant regional geologic distinction in the Pacific Ocean basin. It separates the mafic basaltic volcanic rocks of the...
- three series: The tholeiitic seriesbasaltic andesites and andesites. The calc-alkaline seriesandesites. The alkaline seriessubgroups of alkaline...
- Porphyry (/ˈpɔːrfɪri/; Gr****: Πορφύριος, Porphyrios "purple-clad") may refer to: Porphyry (geology), an igneous rock with large crystals in a fine-grained...
- felsic volcanic rocks containing low amounts of yttrium and ytterbium Andesite – An intermediate volcanic rock Alkali feldspar granite – A granitoid in...
- Andesites is an extinct genus of cephalopod belonging to the Ammonite subcl****, from the Late Jur****ic. It has only been found in the Mendoza Group of...
- 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...
- pumice, and other deposits. The mountain includes layers of basalt and andesite through which several domes of dacite lava have erupted. The largest of...
- The Ica stones are a collection of andesite stones found in Ica Province, Peru that bear a variety of diagrams. Some of them supposedly have depictions...
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