The general Nephelinite and Latite definition can be stated as: Nephelinite is a fine-grained or aphanitic igneous rock made up almost entirely of nepheline and clinopyroxene (variety augite).. On the other hand, Latite is an igneous, volcanic rock, with aphanitic-aphyric to aphyric-porphyritic texture. Along with definition of Nephelinite and Latite, get to know about Properties of Nephelinite and Latite. Get to know more information about Nephelinite and Latite origin and discoverer, etymology and class.
The history of Nephelinite and Latite 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.
Nephelinite and Latite definition gives us a brief idea about the two rocks. In some cases, the definition also gives summary about the Formation of Nephelinite and Latite. In this section, you will know about Nephelinite and Latite Origin and Discoverer. Origin of Nephelinite is Brazil whereas Origin of Latite is Italy. It is interesting to know the name of Nephelinite and Latite discoverer. The discoverer of Nephelinite and Latite are Unknown.
Along with Nephelinite and Latite definition, know more about the etymology of Nephelinite and Latite. Etymology of Nephelinite and Latite gives information about origin and formation of a particular rock. Know more about Formation of Nephelinite and Formation of Latite. The etymology of Nephelinite is from French néphéline, from Greek nephelē while that of Latite is from French néphéline, from Greek nephelē. The process of formation of rocks defines the class of rock. All the rocks in a class are formed by similar processes. Nephelinite and Latite belong to Igneous Rocks. The sub-class, group and other categories of Nephelinite and Latite are listed below.
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