Definition of Rhyolite. Meaning of Rhyolite. Synonyms of Rhyolite

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Definition of Rhyolite

Rhyolite
Rhyolite Rhy"o*lite, n. [Gr. "rei^n to flow + -lite.] (Min.) A quartzose trachyte, an igneous rock often showing a fluidal structure. -- Rhy`o*lit"ic,, a.

Meaning of Rhyolite from wikipedia

- Rhyolite is an igneous, volcanic rock, of felsic (silica-rich) composition (typically > 69% SiO2 – see the TAS cl****ification). It may have any texture...
- Rhyolite is a ghost town in Nye County, in the U.S. state of Nevada. It is in the Bullfrog Hills, about 120 miles (190 km) northwest of Las Vegas, near...
- The Coso Volcanic Field is best known for its Pleistocene rhyolite. Thirty-eight rhyolite domes and flows form an elongate array atop a north-trending...
- lava which is poured out, the tuffs also indicate this equally clearly. Rhyolite tuffs contain pumiceous, gl****y fragments and small scoriae with quartz...
- high-silica-content (greater than 63% SiO2 by weight) volcanic rock, such as rhyolite. Older, broader usage is now considered archaic.[citation needed] That...
- The Carbaugh Run Rhyolite Quarry Site is an archaeological site in Franklin Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is composed of two...
- thick, cold mol****es or even rubber when erupted. Felsic magma, such as rhyolite, is usually erupted at low temperature and is up to 10,000 times as viscous...
- geochemistry of lava domes can vary from basalt (e.g. Semeru, 1946) to rhyolite (e.g. Chaiten, 2010) although the majority are of intermediate composition...
- types (composite and fissure), many producing more evolved lavas such as rhyolite and andesite. Iceland has hundreds of volcanoes with about 30 active volcanic...
- Rhyolite Head (62°10′S 58°36′W / 62.167°S 58.600°W / -62.167; -58.600Coordinates: 62°10′S 58°36′W / 62.167°S 58.600°W / -62.167; -58.600) is the...
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