rhyodacite

ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY GLOSSARY
An extrusive rock intermediate in composition between dacite and rhyolite.

Glossary of volcanic terms. - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. . 2001.

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  • Rhyodacite — is an extrusive volcanic rock intermediate in composition between dacite and rhyolite. It is the extrusive equivalent of granodiorite. Phenocrysts of sodium rich plagioclase, sanidine, quartz, and biotite or hornblende are typically set in an… …   Wikipedia

  • Rhyodacite — La rhyodacite est une roche volcanique extrusive de roche dont la composition constitue un intermédiaire entre la dacite et la rhyolite. C est l équivalent extrusif de la granodiorite. Des phénocrystes de sodium, riches en plagioclase, sanidine,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • rhyodacite — rhyo·dacite …   English syllables

  • rhyodacite — |rīō+ noun Etymology: rhyolite + dacite : a rock intermediate between rhyolite and dacite that is the extrusive equivalent of granodiorite …   Useful english dictionary

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