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