Definition of Andesites

1. Noun. (plural of andesite) ¹



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Definition of Andesites

1. andesite [n] - See also: andesite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Andesites

andalusite
andalusites
andante
andantes
andantini
andantino
andantinos
ande
andelmin
andersen sampler
andersonite
andersson lesion
andesine
andesines
andesite
andesites (current term)
andesitic
andesyte
andesytes
andira
andirine
andiron
andirons
andorite
andorra
andosite
andouille
andouilles
andouillette
andouillettes

Literary usage of Andesites

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Igneous Rocks and Their Origin by Reginald Aldworth Daly (1914)
"In total volume and in geographical extension the hypersthene andesites seem to have a much greater development than the augite andesites. As shown in Cols. ..."

2. Petrology for Students: An Introduction to the Study of Rocks Under the by Alfred Harker (1908)
"andesites. IN this family we include all the lavas of ' intermediate' composition not ... The andesites are distinguished, according to the dominant ..."

3. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1903)
"The general plan followed has been worked out in detail for the olivine-basalts and the pyroxene-andesites of the more basic type ; whilst lack of materials ..."

4. A Handbook of Rocks, for Use Without the Microscope by James Furman Kemp (1900)
"THE DACITES AND andesites. 7. 63.36 16.35 2.12 3.05 4.79, 3.28 3.58 2.92 0.99 THE andesites. 8. 67.83 15.02 . . 5.16 3.07 0.29 2.40 3.20 1.11 9. ..."

5. Igneous Rocks: Composition, Texture and Classification, Description and by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1913)
"DOMINICA — hornblende-dacites, andesites and basalts. MARTINIQUE is composed almost wholly of volcanic tuffs and conglomerates, with comparatively few flows ..."

6. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrography from the Laboratories of the by Samuel Lewis Penfield, Louis Valentine Pirsson (1901)
"andesites are rare rocks in the eastern United States, but are the most abundant ... The andesites are located in Aroos- took County in the townships of ..."

7. Vestiges of the Molten Globe, as Exhibited in the Figure of the Earth by William Lowthian Green (1887)
"On the principles we now advance, all these rocks from augite-andesites to ... the connection between certain molten basaltic lavas—augite-andesites—and the ..."

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