dacitic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj dacitic relating to or consisting of dacite "dacitic magma is highly viscous"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • dacitic In petrography, of or pertaining to dacite; having the mineral composition and the texture characteristic of dacite.
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Usage

In literature:

The rocks are liparites, dacites, hornblende and pyroxene andesites.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
Dacite is the lava of Krakatoa and some of the volcanoes of Japan.
"Volcanoes: Past and Present" by Edward Hull
Other dacites, especially augite- and enstatite-dacites, are darker coloured.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8" by Various
The lavas and ashes ejected by these volcanoes consist of liparite, dacite, andesite and basalt.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 2" by Various
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