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Adamellite and Appinite 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
Appinite is an igneous rock in which the crystals are so fine grained that individual minerals cannot be easily distinguished
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
Italy
Unknown
1.2.2 Discoverer
Unknown
Unknown
1.3 Etymology
From German adamellit and from Monte Adamello, a mountain in Italy, its locality
From the variety of Lamprophyre Greek lampros bright and shining + porphureos purple
1.4 Class
Igneous Rocks
Igneous Rocks
1.4.1 Sub-Class
Durable Rock, Hard Rock
Durable Rock, Medium Hardness Rock
1.5 Family
1.5.1 Group
Plutonic
Plutonic
1.6 Other Categories
Coarse Grained Rock, Opaque Rock
Coarse Grained Rock, Fine Grained Rock, Opaque Rock

Definition of Adamellite and Appinite

The general Adamellite and Appinite 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, Appinite is an igneous rock in which the crystals are so fine grained that individual minerals cannot be easily distinguished. Along with definition of Adamellite and Appinite, get to know about Properties of Adamellite and Appinite. Get to know more information about Adamellite and Appinite origin and discoverer, etymology and class.

History of Adamellite and Appinite

The history of Adamellite and Appinite 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 Appinite Origin and Discoverer

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

Etymology of Adamellite and Appinite

Along with Adamellite and Appinite definition, know more about the etymology of Adamellite and Appinite. Etymology of Adamellite and Appinite gives information about origin and formation of a particular rock. Know more about Formation of Adamellite and Formation of Appinite. The etymology of Adamellite is From German adamellit and from Monte Adamello, a mountain in Italy, its locality while that of Appinite 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 and Appinite belong to Igneous Rocks. The sub-class, group and other categories of Adamellite and Appinite are listed below.

For Adamellite,

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

For Appinite,

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