Etymology of Pumice
Know more about the etymology and class of Pumice. Etymology of Pumice gives the information about the history of Pumice, its origin and how it is formed. In some cases, the etymology depends on Formation of Pumice. The Pumice etymology is From Old French pomis, from a Latin dialect variant of pumex.
Class of Pumice
After going through the etymology of Pumice and Pumice definition, let us now discuss about the class of Pumice. Class of Pumice is Igneous Rocks. All igneous rocks are further classified as Plutonic Rocks and Extrusive Rocks. Pumice Class gives the category of rocks in which Pumice falls. Other than Igneous Rocks, Pumice is also categorized into:
- Durable Rock and Medium Hardness Rock
- Fine grained rock and Opaque rock