The general Scoria and Ijolite definition can be stated as: Scoria is a dark-colored extrusive igneous rock with abundant round bubble-like cavities. On the other hand, Ijolite is an intrusive igneous rock which is composed mainly of nepheline and an alkali pyroxene, usually aegirine-augite. Along with definition of Scoria and Ijolite, get to know about Properties of Scoria and Ijolite. Get to know more information about Scoria and Ijolite origin and discoverer, etymology and class.
The history of Scoria and Ijolite 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.
Scoria and Ijolite definition gives us a brief idea about the two rocks. In some cases, the definition also gives summary about the Formation of Scoria and Ijolite. In this section, you will know about Scoria and Ijolite Origin and Discoverer. Origin of Scoria is Unknown whereas Origin of Ijolite is Finland, Europe. It is interesting to know the name of Scoria and Ijolite discoverer. The discoverer of Scoria and Ijolite are Unknown.
Along with Scoria and Ijolite definition, know more about the etymology of Scoria and Ijolite. Etymology of Scoria and Ijolite gives information about origin and formation of a particular rock. Know more about Formation of Scoria and Formation of Ijolite. The etymology of Scoria is From late Middle English (denoting slag from molten metal), from Greek skōria refuse, from skōr dung while that of Ijolite is From late Middle English (denoting slag from molten metal), from Greek skōria refuse, from skōr dung. The process of formation of rocks defines the class of rock. All the rocks in a class are formed by similar processes. Scoria and Ijolite belong to Igneous Rocks. The sub-class, group and other categories of Scoria and Ijolite are listed below.
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