Igneous volcanic rock, less mafic than andesite, typically fine-grained and light in color; rough volcanic equivalent of granodiorite.
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noun a grey volcanic rock containing plagioclase and quartz and other crystalline minerals
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volcanic rock that may be considered a quartz-bearing variety of andesite. Dacite is primarily associated with andesite and trachyte and forms lava ... [1 related articles]
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Dacite (t) is an igneous, volcanic rock. It has an aphanitic to porphyritic texture and is intermediate in composition between andesite and rhyolite. The relative proportions of feldspars and quartz in dacite, and in many other volcanic rocks, are illustrated in the QAPF diagram. Dacite is also def...
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an igneous, volcanic rock with a high iron content.
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Close view of dacite lava from the May 1915 eruption of Lassen Peak, California. Credit: U.S. Geological Survey An igneous, volcanic rock with a high iron content. Dacite lava is most often light gray, but can be dark gray to black. Dacite lava consists of about 63 to 68 percent silica (SiO
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Volcanic rock (or lava) that characteristically is light in color and contains 62 to 69 percent silica and moderate a mounts of sodium and potassium.
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A type of volcanic rock intermediate between andesite and rhyolite, Mt Edgecumbe is an example of this.
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one of the most common rock types associated with enormous Plinian-style eruptions; dacite lava consists of 63 to 68 percent silica, erupts at temperatures of between 800 and 1000°C, and is often light gray in color after cooling
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Volcanic rock (or lava) that characteristically is light in color and contains 62% to 69% silica and moderate a mounts of sodium and potassium.
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