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Benmoreite and Quartzite Definition

1 Definition
1.1 Definition
An iron rich extrusive rock found as a member of the alkali basalt magma series
Quartzite is a non-foliated metamorphic rock that forms by the metamorphism of pure quartz Sandstone
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
Isle of Mull, Scotland
Unknown
1.2.2 Discoverer
Ben More
Unknown
1.3 Etymology
From the name of discoverer, Ben More
From quartz + -ite
1.4 Class
Igneous Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks
1.4.1 Sub-Class
Durable Rock, Medium Hardness Rock
Durable Rock, Hard Rock
1.5 Family
1.5.1 Group
Volcanic
Not Applicable
1.6 Other Categories
Fine Grained Rock, Opaque Rock
Medium Grained Rock, Opaque Rock

Definition of Benmoreite and Quartzite

The general Benmoreite and Quartzite definition can be stated as: An iron rich extrusive rock found as a member of the alkali basalt magma series. On the other hand, Quartzite is a non-foliated metamorphic rock that forms by the metamorphism of pure quartz Sandstone. Along with definition of Benmoreite and Quartzite, get to know about Properties of Benmoreite and Quartzite. Get to know more information about Benmoreite and Quartzite origin and discoverer, etymology and class.

History of Benmoreite and Quartzite

The history of Benmoreite and Quartzite 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.

Benmoreite and Quartzite Origin and Discoverer

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

Etymology of Benmoreite and Quartzite

Along with Benmoreite and Quartzite definition, know more about the etymology of Benmoreite and Quartzite. Etymology of Benmoreite and Quartzite gives information about origin and formation of a particular rock. Know more about Formation of Benmoreite and Formation of Quartzite. The etymology of Benmoreite is From the name of discoverer, Ben More while that of Quartzite is From the name of discoverer, Ben More. The process of formation of rocks defines the class of rock. All the rocks in a class are formed by similar processes. Benmoreite belongs to Igneous Rocks while Quartzite belongs to Metamorphic Rocks. The sub-class, group and other categories of Benmoreite and Quartzite are listed below.

For Benmoreite,

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

For Quartzite,

  • Sub-class: Durable Rock and Hard Rock
  • Group: Not applicable
  • Other Categories: Medium grained rock and Opaque rock