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Adakite and Blue Granite Definition

1 Definition
1.1 Definition
Adakite is an intermediate to felsic volcanic rock that has geochemical characteristics of magma which is said to be formed by partial melting of altered basalt that is subducted below volcanic arcs
Blue Granite is an igneous rock and a variety of Larvikite, notable for the presence of thumbnail-sized blue crystals of feldspar
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
Adak, Aleutian Islands
Unknown
1.2.2 Discoverer
Defant and Drummond
Unknown
1.3 Etymology
From Adak, Aleutian Islands
From the color of rock, Blue
1.4 Class
Igneous Rocks
Igneous Rocks
1.4.1 Sub-Class
Durable Rock, Medium Hardness Rock
Durable Rock, Medium Hardness Rock
1.5 Family
1.5.1 Group
Volcanic
Volcanic
1.6 Other Categories
Fine Grained Rock, Medium Grained Rock, Opaque Rock
Fine Grained Rock, Opaque Rock

Definition of Adakite and Blue Granite

The general Adakite and Blue Granite definition can be stated as: Adakite is an intermediate to felsic volcanic rock that has geochemical characteristics of magma which is said to be formed by partial melting of altered basalt that is subducted below volcanic arcs. On the other hand, Blue Granite is an igneous rock and a variety of Larvikite, notable for the presence of thumbnail-sized blue crystals of feldspar. Along with definition of Adakite and Blue Granite, get to know about Properties of Adakite and Blue Granite. Get to know more information about Adakite and Blue Granite origin and discoverer, etymology and class.

History of Adakite and Blue Granite

The history of Adakite and Blue Granite 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.

Adakite and Blue Granite Origin and Discoverer

Adakite and Blue Granite definition gives us a brief idea about the two rocks. In some cases, the definition also gives summary about the Formation of Adakite and Blue Granite. In this section, you will know about Adakite and Blue Granite Origin and Discoverer. Origin of Adakite is Adak, Aleutian Islands whereas Origin of Blue Granite is Unknown. It is interesting to know the name of Adakite and Blue Granite discoverer. The Discoverer of Adakite is Defant and Drummond and the discoverer of Blue Granite is Unknown.

Etymology of Adakite and Blue Granite

Along with Adakite and Blue Granite definition, know more about the etymology of Adakite and Blue Granite. Etymology of Adakite and Blue Granite gives information about origin and formation of a particular rock. Know more about Formation of Adakite and Formation of Blue Granite. The etymology of Adakite is From Adak, Aleutian Islands while that of Blue Granite is From Adak, Aleutian Islands. The process of formation of rocks defines the class of rock. All the rocks in a class are formed by similar processes. Adakite and Blue Granite belong to Igneous Rocks. The sub-class, group and other categories of Adakite and Blue Granite are listed below.

For Adakite,

  • Sub-class: Durable Rock and Medium Hardness Rock
  • Group: Volcanic
  • Other Categories: Fine grained rock, Medium grained rock and Opaque rock

For Blue Granite,

  • Sub-class: Durable Rock and Medium Hardness Rock
  • Group: Volcanic
  • Other Categories: Fine grained rock and Opaque rock
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