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Andesites is an extinct genus of cephalopod belonging to the Ammonite subclass.

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Google previewBulletin (1921)

Above these andesites is a bed of white rhyolitic tuff. This bed appears to be persistent throughout the area, although it varies greatly in thickness, from a minimum of less than 10 feet ...

Google previewGeochemistry of Hydrothermal Ore Deposits (1997)

by Hubert Lloyd Barnes

Yet another, and immediately more relevant, implication is that this origin of orogenic andesites is a starting point in the development of a quantitatively rigorous model for the derivation of ore-bearing magmatic systems. There are other ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Earth Sciences (1976)

by S.E. Stiegeler

andesites. The fine-grained volcanic equivalents of *diorites, oversaturated or saturated in composition (see silica saturation). They are characterized by the presence of plagioclase in the range oligoclase-andesine, often occurring as ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Solid Earth Sciences (2009)

by Philip Kearey

Orogenic Andesites and Plate Tectonics. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. Thorpe, R.S. (1982) Andesites: Orogenic Andesites and Related Rocks. Iohn Wiley & Sons, Chichester. andradite (Ca3Fe2Si3O12) A garnet group silicate mineral.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Solar System (2014)

by Tilman Spohn, Doris Breuer, Torrence Johnson

Rocks analyzed by the APXS appeared relatively high in silica, similar to andesites; tracking of the lander fixed the spin pole and polar moment of inertia that indicates a central metallic core and a differentiated planet, and the atmosphere was ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia americana (1904)

a general dictionary of the arts and sciences, literature, history, biography, geography, etc., of the world; editor-in-chief, Frederick Converse Beach ... managing editor, Forrest Morgan ... assistant editors, Nathan Haskell Dole ... Edward Thomas Roe ... Thomas Campbell Copeland ... by Frederick Converse Beach, Forrest Morgan, George Edwin Rines, Nathan Haskell Dole, E. T. Roe, Thomas Campbell Copeland

Extrusive rocks having the chemical and mincralogical composition of the diorites are called andesites. Typical andesites are aphanitic, felsitic, or porphyritic in texture, and closely resemble the trachytes, the main distinction ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Coastal Landforms (2010)

by Eric Bird

Saint-Pierre and adjacent islands are composed of post-Ordovician intrusive rocks, mainly rhyolites, brecchia and tuffs with a few andesites. The islands are mostly rocky with superficial deposits of glacial till, wind-blown sand, alluvium, ...

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Scrabble value of A1N1D2E1S1I1T1E1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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