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Jadeitite and Pseudotachylite Definition

1 Definition
1.1 Definition
Jadeitite is a metamorphic rock usually found in blueschist grade metamorphic terrains
Very fine grained fault rock which is composed of glassy matrix that often contains inclusions of wall-rock fragments.
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
Unknown
USA
1.2.2 Discoverer
Unknown
Unknown
1.3 Etymology
From pyroxene mineral jadeite
From pseudo- +‎ tachylite, a glassy rock generated by frictional heat within faults.
1.4 Class
Metamorphic Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks
1.4.1 Sub-Class
Durable Rock, Medium Hardness Rock
Durable Rock, Hard Rock
1.5 Family
1.5.1 Group
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
1.6 Other Categories
Fine Grained Rock, Opaque Rock
Fine Grained Rock, Opaque Rock

Definition of Jadeitite and Pseudotachylite

The general Jadeitite and Pseudotachylite definition can be stated as: Jadeitite is a metamorphic rock usually found in blueschist grade metamorphic terrains. On the other hand, Very fine grained fault rock which is composed of glassy matrix that often contains inclusions of wall-rock fragments.. Along with definition of Jadeitite and Pseudotachylite, get to know about Properties of Jadeitite and Pseudotachylite. Get to know more information about Jadeitite and Pseudotachylite origin and discoverer, etymology and class.

History of Jadeitite and Pseudotachylite

The history of Jadeitite and Pseudotachylite 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.

Jadeitite and Pseudotachylite Origin and Discoverer

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

Etymology of Jadeitite and Pseudotachylite

Along with Jadeitite and Pseudotachylite definition, know more about the etymology of Jadeitite and Pseudotachylite. Etymology of Jadeitite and Pseudotachylite gives information about origin and formation of a particular rock. Know more about Formation of Jadeitite and Formation of Pseudotachylite. The etymology of Jadeitite is From pyroxene mineral jadeite while that of Pseudotachylite is From pyroxene mineral jadeite. The process of formation of rocks defines the class of rock. All the rocks in a class are formed by similar processes. Jadeitite and Pseudotachylite belong to Metamorphic Rocks. The sub-class, group and other categories of Jadeitite and Pseudotachylite are listed below.

For Jadeitite,

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

For Pseudotachylite,

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