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Andesites is an extinct genus of cephalopod belonging to the Ammonite subclass.
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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 ...
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 ...
by Grace C. Keroher
lavas of Sonora Pass area are hornblende-rich andesites herein designated Disaster Peak Formation. Formation can be recognized in source area between Ebbetts Pass ...
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 ...
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.
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, ...
Encyclopedia of California (1999)
by Nancy Capace, Somerset Publishers, Incorporated
The Pit River, flowing through the Cascades, has cut deep into the series of volcanic rocks (andesites) some 7,500 feet in thickness, and the thin but widespread basalts. Because of the depth of this covering, the pre-Miocene history of the ...
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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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