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Definition of Doleritic

Doleritic
Dolerite Dol"er*ite, n. [Gr. ? deceptive, because easily confounded with diorite.] (Petrography) (a) A dark, crystalline, igneous rock, chiefly pyroxene with labradorite. (b) Coarse-grained basalt. (c) Diabase. (d) Any dark, igneous rock composed chiefly of silicates of iron and magnesium with some feldspar. -- Dol`er*it"ic, a.
Doleritic
Doleritic Dol`er*it"ic, a. Of the nature of dolerite; as, much lava is doleritic lava. --Dana.

Meaning of Doleritic from wikipedia

- Diabase ( /ˈdaɪ.əbeɪs/) or dolerite or microgabbro is a mafic, holocrystalline, subvolcanic rock equivalent to volcanic basalt or plutonic gabbro. Diabase...
- subsequently, the phonolitic one at the northwest end of the ridge and the doleritic Platzkegel in the caldera centre. Both Mawenzi and Kibo began erupting...
- the winter rainfall Strandveld of South Africa, and mostly growing on doleritic clays along the West Coast, Western Cape. It is closely related to Daubenya...
- bulk of the rock for the rock-fill and the other for the higher quality doleritic basalt used in the concrete aggregate and filter layers in the dam. The...
- covered with dry sclerophyllous forests, but on the west lies the high doleritic Lake Country, which was extensively glaciated during Quaternary glacial...
- 417) is an impressive banded cliff located between Sykes Glacier and the doleritic rock of Plane Table in the Asgard Range, Victoria Land. The descriptive...
- for the southern Indian Precambrian terrain, intruded by numerous mafic–doleritic **** swarms, the age from Proterozoic to the latest Cretaceous is reported...
- NJG Pearce. 2013. Carn Goedog is the likely major source of Stonehenge doleritic bluestones: evidence based on compatible element geochemistry and Prin****l...
- southwest it is a pink porphyry form of granite. The granites were cut by doleritic ****s, trending WNW-ESE, in the Precambrian and early Tertiary. The rifting...
- Old English for 'big', referring to the size of this large circle. Its doleritic stones came from nearby Stapeley Hill. Many of them are now missing and...
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