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Jasperoid and Taconite Definition

1 Definition
1.1 Definition
Jasperoid is a rare, peculiar type of metasomatic alteration of rocks
Taconite is a low-grade iron ore which belongs to sedimentary rock and containing about 27% iron and 51% silica
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
USA
Western Australia, Minnesota
1.2.2 Discoverer
Unknown
Newton Horace Winchell
1.3 Etymology
From silica, the main mineral content of Jasperoid
From the name of Taconic Mountains in New England
1.4 Class
Sedimentary Rocks
Sedimentary Rocks
1.4.1 Sub-Class
Durable Rock, Medium Hardness Rock
Durable Rock, Medium Hardness Rock
1.5 Family
1.5.1 Group
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
1.6 Other Categories
Coarse Grained Rock, Fine Grained Rock, Medium Grained Rock, Opaque Rock
Coarse Grained Rock, Opaque Rock

Definition of Jasperoid and Taconite

The general Jasperoid and Taconite definition can be stated as: Jasperoid is a rare, peculiar type of metasomatic alteration of rocks. On the other hand, Taconite is a low-grade iron ore which belongs to sedimentary rock and containing about 27% iron and 51% silica. Along with definition of Jasperoid and Taconite, get to know about Properties of Jasperoid and Taconite. Get to know more information about Jasperoid and Taconite origin and discoverer, etymology and class.

History of Jasperoid and Taconite

The history of Jasperoid and Taconite gives information about where the rock was found and who was its discoverer. Almost each and every aspect of Earth's history is recorded in rocks be it the volcanoes which were erupted or the plants, animals and organisms which are now extinct, as rocks are present from millions of years.

Jasperoid and Taconite Origin and Discoverer

Jasperoid and Taconite definition gives us a brief idea about the two rocks. In some cases, the definition also gives summary about the Formation of Jasperoid and Taconite. In this section, you will know about Jasperoid and Taconite Origin and Discoverer. Origin of Jasperoid is USA whereas Origin of Taconite is Western Australia, Minnesota. It is interesting to know the name of Jasperoid and Taconite discoverer. The Discoverer of Jasperoid is Unknown and the discoverer of Taconite is Newton Horace Winchell.

Etymology of Jasperoid and Taconite

Along with Jasperoid and Taconite definition, know more about the etymology of Jasperoid and Taconite. Etymology of Jasperoid and Taconite gives information about origin and formation of a particular rock. Know more about Formation of Jasperoid and Formation of Taconite. The etymology of Jasperoid is From silica, the main mineral content of Jasperoid while that of Taconite is From silica, the main mineral content of Jasperoid. The process of formation of rocks defines the class of rock. All the rocks in a class are formed by similar processes. Jasperoid and Taconite belong to Sedimentary Rocks. The sub-class, group and other categories of Jasperoid and Taconite are listed below.

For Jasperoid,

  • Sub-class: Durable Rock and Medium Hardness Rock
  • Group: Not applicable
  • Other Categories: Coarse grained rock, Fine grained rock, Medium grained rock and Opaque rock

For Taconite,

  • Sub-class: Durable Rock and Medium Hardness Rock
  • Group: Not applicable
  • Other Categories: Coarse grained rock and Opaque rock
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