The general Scoria and Tephrite definition can be stated as: Scoria is a dark-colored extrusive igneous rock with abundant round bubble-like cavities. On the other hand, Tephrite is an aphanitic to porphyritic textured, volcanic igneous rock. Along with definition of Scoria and Tephrite, get to know about Properties of Scoria and Tephrite. Get to know more information about Scoria and Tephrite origin and discoverer, etymology and class.
The history of Scoria and Tephrite 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 Tephrite definition gives us a brief idea about the two rocks. In some cases, the definition also gives summary about the Formation of Scoria and Tephrite. In this section, you will know about Scoria and Tephrite Origin and Discoverer. Origin of Scoria is Unknown whereas Origin of Tephrite is Germany. It is interesting to know the name of Scoria and Tephrite discoverer. The Discoverer of Scoria is Unknown and the discoverer of Tephrite is Van Tooren.
Along with Scoria and Tephrite definition, know more about the etymology of Scoria and Tephrite. Etymology of Scoria and Tephrite gives information about origin and formation of a particular rock. Know more about Formation of Scoria and Formation of Tephrite. The etymology of Scoria is From late Middle English (denoting slag from molten metal), from Greek skōria refuse, from skōr dung while that of Tephrite 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 Tephrite belong to Igneous Rocks. The sub-class, group and other categories of Scoria and Tephrite are listed below.
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