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Adakite and Evaporite Definition

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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
A water-soluble mineral sediment resulting from concentration and crystallization by evaporation from an aqueous solution
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
Adak, Aleutian Islands
USA
1.2.2 Discoverer
Defant and Drummond
Usiglio
1.3 Etymology
From Adak, Aleutian Islands
From a sediment left after the evaporation
1.4 Class
Igneous Rocks
Sedimentary Rocks
1.4.1 Sub-Class
Durable Rock, Medium Hardness Rock
Durable Rock, Soft Rock
1.5 Family
1.5.1 Group
Volcanic
Not Applicable
1.6 Other Categories
Fine Grained Rock, Medium Grained Rock, Opaque Rock
Coarse Grained Rock, Fine Grained Rock, Medium Grained Rock, Opaque Rock

Definition of Adakite and Evaporite

The general Adakite and Evaporite 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, A water-soluble mineral sediment resulting from concentration and crystallization by evaporation from an aqueous solution. Along with definition of Adakite and Evaporite, get to know about Properties of Adakite and Evaporite. Get to know more information about Adakite and Evaporite origin and discoverer, etymology and class.

History of Adakite and Evaporite

The history of Adakite and Evaporite 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 Evaporite Origin and Discoverer

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

Etymology of Adakite and Evaporite

Along with Adakite and Evaporite definition, know more about the etymology of Adakite and Evaporite. Etymology of Adakite and Evaporite gives information about origin and formation of a particular rock. Know more about Formation of Adakite and Formation of Evaporite. The etymology of Adakite is From Adak, Aleutian Islands while that of Evaporite 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 belongs to Igneous Rocks while Evaporite belongs to Sedimentary Rocks. The sub-class, group and other categories of Adakite and Evaporite 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 Evaporite,

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