Definition of Aphanitic. Meaning of Aphanitic. Synonyms of Aphanitic

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Definition of Aphanitic

Aphanitic
Aphanitic Aph`a*nit"ic, a. (Min.) Resembling aphanite; having a very fine-grained structure.

Meaning of Aphanitic from wikipedia

- Aphanite, or aphanitic as an adjective (from the Gr**** αφανης, "invisible"), is a name given to certain igneous rocks that are so fine-grained that their...
- six main types of textures; phaneritic, aphanitic, porphyritic, gl****y, pyroclastic and pegmatitic. Aphanitic (a = not, phaner = visible) rocks, in contrast...
- bomb Lapilli Volcanic ash Volcanic rocks are usually fine-grained or aphanitic to gl**** in texture. They often contain clasts of other rocks and phenocrysts...
- Felsite is a petrologic field term used to refer to very fine-grained or aphanitic, light-colored volcanic rocks which might be later recl****ified after...
- volcanic eruptions, rapidly solidifies. Hence such rocks are fine-grained (aphanitic) or even gl****y. Basalt is the most common extrusive igneous rock and...
- high in silica and low in alkali metal oxides. It has a fine-grained (aphanitic) to porphyritic texture and is intermediate in composition between andesite...
- silica-rich of volcanic rocks. It is generally gl****y or fine-grained (aphanitic) in texture, but may be porphyritic, containing larger mineral crystals...
- the intermediate type between basalt and rhyolite. It is fine-grained (aphanitic) to porphyritic in texture, and is composed predominantly of sodium-rich...
- typically shallow intrusive bodies and often exhibit fine grained to aphanitic chilled margins which may contain tachylite (dark mafic gl****). Diabase...
- (known as vesicles) at its surface and inside. This texture is common in aphanitic, or gl****y, igneous rocks that have come to the surface of the earth,...
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