Etymology of Andesite
Know more about the etymology and class of Andesite. Etymology of Andesite gives the information about the history of Andesite, its origin and how it is formed. In some cases, the etymology depends on Formation of Andesite. The Andesite etymology is From Andes mountains, where it is found in abundance.
Class of Andesite
After going through the etymology of Andesite and Andesite definition, let us now discuss about the class of Andesite. Class of Andesite is Igneous Rocks. All igneous rocks are further classified as Plutonic Rocks and Extrusive Rocks. Andesite Class gives the category of rocks in which Andesite falls. Other than Igneous Rocks, Andesite is also categorized into:
- Durable Rock and Hard Rock
- Fine grained rock and Opaque rock