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Andesite - Wikipedia

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Andesite is an extrusive igneous, volcanic rock, of intermediate composition, with aphanitic to porphyritic texture. In a general ...

andesitic magma | geology | Britannica.com

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Granitic, or rhyolitic, magmas and andesitic magmas are generated at convergent plate boundaries where the oceanic lithosphere (the outer layer of the Earth ...

BASALTIC ANDESITIC RHYOLITIC BASALTIC ANDESITIC ... - SOEST

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Jan 31, 2013 ... types of magma: BASALTIC. ANDESITIC. RHYOLITIC. Basaltic lava flows easily because of its low viscosity (low gas content). The low viscosity ...

Andesite: Igneous Rock - Pictures, Definition & More - Geology.com

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Diorite is a coarse-grained igneous rock that forms when the magma did not erupt, but instead slowly crystallized within Earth's crust. Andesite is a fine- grained ...

Volcanoes, Magma, and Volcanic Eruptions - Tulane University

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Sep 14, 2015 ... The amount of gas in a magma is also related to the chemical composition of the magma. Rhyolitic magmas usually have higher gas contents ...

Andesitic | Define Andesitic at Dictionary.com

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Andesitic definition, a dark-colored volcanic rock composed essentially of plagioclase feldspar and one or more mafic minerals, as hornblende or biotite.

How Volcanoes Work - Andesitic to Rhyolitic Lava - SDSU Geology

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In some cases, thick rhyolitic lavas will cool as glassy obsidian flows, ... As demonstrated above, felsic magmas will either (1) erupt explosively to produce ...

Andesite - New World Encyclopedia

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Basaltic magma may also mix with rhyolitic magma. ... composition of andesite and intermediate magmas is ...

Magmas and Igneous Rocks

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Magmas are hot liquid solutions of silicate rock forming elements and volatiles. .... on continental crust erupt predominantly intermediate (andesitic) magmas, but ...

Andesitic Magma - Plate Tectonics - Climate Policy Watcher

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Laboratory experiments show that partial melting of wet oceanic crust yields an andesitic magma. Remember that oceanic crust is dry, but after it forms it ...