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Definition of Trachyte

Trachyte
Trachyte Tra"chyte, n. [Gr. ? rough, rugged: cg. F. trachyte.] (Geol.) An igneous rock, usually light gray in color and breaking with a rough surface. It consists chiefly of orthoclase feldspar with sometimes hornblende and mica.

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- Trachyte (/ˈtreɪkaɪt, ˈtrækaɪt/) is an extrusive igneous rock composed mostly of alkali feldspar. It is usually light-colored and aphanitic (fine-grained)...
- Trachyte is a volcanic rock. Trachyte may also refer to: Trachyte Cr****, a stream in Utah Trachyte Hill, a hill in Antarctica Trachyte Hills, a mountain...
- with secondary quartz. Recent trachyte tuffs are found on the Rhine (at Siebengebirge), in Ischia and near Naples. Trachyte-carbonatite tuffs have been...
- Trachyte Cr**** is a stream in Garfield County, Utah, United States. The cr**** was named from the boulders resembling trachyte lining the cr****. List of...
- 7-28.2 Ma): trachytic lava flows and tuff Crawford Canyon Trachyte (28.6 Ma) Rose Peak Trachyte (28.59 Ma) 'Palisades Tuff (28.67 Ma): trachytic tuff Lopez...
- feet). The primary rock types comprising the volcano are phonolite and trachyte, which were deposited during six periods of eruptive activity beginning...
- Trachytes is a genus of mites in the family Trachytidae. The following species are part of the genus Trachytes: Trachytes adrianaea Hutu, 2000 Trachytes...
- Trachyte Hill is a prominent hill, 470 m, just south of S**** Glacier in the center of the ice-free area on the lower west slopes of Mount Bird on Ross...
- The Trachyte Hills are a small, hilly mountain range in southern British Columbia, Canada, located southwest of the junction of Bonaparte River and Hat...
- are: the trachyte stratovolcano of the Sete Cidades M****if; a field of alkali-basalt cinder cones and lava flows with minor trachyte; the trachyte stratovolcano...