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Andesite and Benmoreite Definition

1 Definition
1.1 Definition
Andesite is a dark, fine-grained, brown or greyish intermediate volcanic rock which is a commonly found in lava
An iron rich extrusive rock found as a member of the alkali basalt magma series
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
North America
Isle of Mull, Scotland
1.2.2 Discoverer
Unknown
Ben More
1.3 Etymology
From Andes mountains, where it is found in abundance
From the name of discoverer, Ben More
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
Volcanic
Volcanic
1.6 Other Categories
Fine Grained Rock, Opaque Rock
Fine Grained Rock, Opaque Rock

Definition of Andesite and Benmoreite

The general Andesite and Benmoreite definition can be stated as: Andesite is a dark, fine-grained, brown or greyish intermediate volcanic rock which is a commonly found in lava. On the other hand, An iron rich extrusive rock found as a member of the alkali basalt magma series. Along with definition of Andesite and Benmoreite, get to know about Properties of Andesite and Benmoreite. Get to know more information about Andesite and Benmoreite origin and discoverer, etymology and class.

History of Andesite and Benmoreite

The history of Andesite and Benmoreite 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.

Andesite and Benmoreite Origin and Discoverer

Andesite and Benmoreite definition gives us a brief idea about the two rocks. In some cases, the definition also gives summary about the Formation of Andesite and Benmoreite. In this section, you will know about Andesite and Benmoreite Origin and Discoverer. Origin of Andesite is North America whereas Origin of Benmoreite is Isle of Mull, Scotland. It is interesting to know the name of Andesite and Benmoreite discoverer. The Discoverer of Andesite is Unknown and the discoverer of Benmoreite is Ben More.

Etymology of Andesite and Benmoreite

Along with Andesite and Benmoreite definition, know more about the etymology of Andesite and Benmoreite. Etymology of Andesite and Benmoreite gives information about origin and formation of a particular rock. Know more about Formation of Andesite and Formation of Benmoreite. The etymology of Andesite is From Andes mountains, where it is found in abundance while that of Benmoreite is From Andes mountains, where it is found in abundance. The process of formation of rocks defines the class of rock. All the rocks in a class are formed by similar processes. Andesite and Benmoreite belong to Igneous Rocks. The sub-class, group and other categories of Andesite and Benmoreite are listed below.

For Andesite,

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

For Benmoreite,

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