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Litchfieldite and Rhomb Porphyry Definition

1 Definition
1.1 Definition
Litchfieldite is a rare igneous rock which is coarse-grained, foliated and a variety of nepheline syenite, sometimes also called as nepheline syenite gneiss or gneissic nepeheline syenite
Rhomb-porphyry is a porphyritic igneous rock with abundant wedge or lens shaped anorthoclase or feldspar phenocrysts
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
USA
Unknown
1.2.2 Discoverer
Bayley
Unknown
1.3 Etymology
From its occurrence at Litchfield, Maine, USA
From Latin term that means purple
1.4 Class
Igneous Rocks
Igneous Rocks
1.4.1 Sub-Class
Durable Rock, Medium Hardness Rock
Durable Rock, Medium Hardness Rock
1.5 Family
1.5.1 Group
Plutonic
Volcanic
1.6 Other Categories
Coarse Grained Rock, Opaque Rock
Fine Grained Rock, Opaque Rock

Definition of Litchfieldite and Rhomb Porphyry

The general Litchfieldite and Rhomb Porphyry definition can be stated as: Litchfieldite is a rare igneous rock which is coarse-grained, foliated and a variety of nepheline syenite, sometimes also called as nepheline syenite gneiss or gneissic nepeheline syenite. On the other hand, Rhomb-porphyry is a porphyritic igneous rock with abundant wedge or lens shaped anorthoclase or feldspar phenocrysts. Along with definition of Litchfieldite and Rhomb Porphyry, get to know about Properties of Litchfieldite and Rhomb Porphyry. Get to know more information about Litchfieldite and Rhomb Porphyry origin and discoverer, etymology and class.

History of Litchfieldite and Rhomb Porphyry

The history of Litchfieldite and Rhomb Porphyry 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.

Litchfieldite and Rhomb Porphyry Origin and Discoverer

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

Etymology of Litchfieldite and Rhomb Porphyry

Along with Litchfieldite and Rhomb Porphyry definition, know more about the etymology of Litchfieldite and Rhomb Porphyry. Etymology of Litchfieldite and Rhomb Porphyry gives information about origin and formation of a particular rock. Know more about Formation of Litchfieldite and Formation of Rhomb Porphyry. The etymology of Litchfieldite is From its occurrence at Litchfield, Maine, USA while that of Rhomb Porphyry is From its occurrence at Litchfield, Maine, USA. The process of formation of rocks defines the class of rock. All the rocks in a class are formed by similar processes. Litchfieldite and Rhomb Porphyry belong to Igneous Rocks. The sub-class, group and other categories of Litchfieldite and Rhomb Porphyry are listed below.

For Litchfieldite,

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

For Rhomb Porphyry,

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