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Adamellite and Anthracite Definition

1 Definition
1.1 Definition
Adamellite is a coarse-grained porphyritic igneous rock, a variety of Monzogranite and dominated by phenocrysts of orthoclase in a granular groundmass of perthite, plagioclase and quartz
Anthracite is a type of sedimentary rock which is hard and is variety of coal that has high luster
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
Italy
Pennsylvania, U.S.
1.2.2 Discoverer
Unknown
Unknown
1.3 Etymology
From German adamellit and from Monte Adamello, a mountain in Italy, its locality
From Greek anthrakites, from anthrax, anthrak meaning coal
1.4 Class
Igneous Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks
1.4.1 Sub-Class
Durable Rock, Hard Rock
Durable Rock, Soft Rock
1.5 Family
1.5.1 Group
Plutonic
Not Applicable
1.6 Other Categories
Coarse Grained Rock, Opaque Rock
Coarse Grained Rock, Fine Grained Rock, Medium Grained Rock, Opaque Rock

Definition of Adamellite and Anthracite

The general Adamellite and Anthracite definition can be stated as: Adamellite is a coarse-grained porphyritic igneous rock, a variety of Monzogranite and dominated by phenocrysts of orthoclase in a granular groundmass of perthite, plagioclase and quartz. On the other hand, Anthracite is a type of sedimentary rock which is hard and is variety of coal that has high luster. Along with definition of Adamellite and Anthracite, get to know about Properties of Adamellite and Anthracite. Get to know more information about Adamellite and Anthracite origin and discoverer, etymology and class.

History of Adamellite and Anthracite

The history of Adamellite and Anthracite 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.

Adamellite and Anthracite Origin and Discoverer

Adamellite and Anthracite definition gives us a brief idea about the two rocks. In some cases, the definition also gives summary about the Formation of Adamellite and Anthracite. In this section, you will know about Adamellite and Anthracite Origin and Discoverer. Origin of Adamellite is Italy whereas Origin of Anthracite is Pennsylvania, U.S.. It is interesting to know the name of Adamellite and Anthracite discoverer. The discoverer of Adamellite and Anthracite are Unknown.

Etymology of Adamellite and Anthracite

Along with Adamellite and Anthracite definition, know more about the etymology of Adamellite and Anthracite. Etymology of Adamellite and Anthracite gives information about origin and formation of a particular rock. Know more about Formation of Adamellite and Formation of Anthracite. The etymology of Adamellite is From German adamellit and from Monte Adamello, a mountain in Italy, its locality while that of Anthracite is From German adamellit and from Monte Adamello, a mountain in Italy, its locality. The process of formation of rocks defines the class of rock. All the rocks in a class are formed by similar processes. Adamellite belongs to Igneous Rocks while Anthracite belongs to Metamorphic Rocks. The sub-class, group and other categories of Adamellite and Anthracite are listed below.

For Adamellite,

  • Sub-class: Durable Rock and Hard Rock
  • Group: Plutonic
  • Other Categories: Coarse grained rock and Opaque rock

For Anthracite,

  • 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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