- GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS
Glossary of volcanic terms. - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. G. J. Hudak. 2001.
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Scoria — is a textural term for macrovesicular volcanic rock. It is commonly, but not exclusively, basaltic or andesitic in composition. Scoria is light as a result of numerous macroscopic ellipsoidal vesicles, but most scoria has a specific gravity… … Wikipedia
reticulite — GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS An exceptionally porous type of scoria containing porosities ranging from 95 99% (Vergniolle and Mangan, 2000, p. 447; McPhie et al., 1993, p. 27). Commonly referred to as thread lace scoria, reticulite is made up of a… … Glossary of volcanic terms