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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
An igneous volcanic rock that contains [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=quartz quartz] and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=plagioclase plagioclase] feldspar. Dacite has a crystalline texture and can contain numerous types of inclusions. Dacite deposits have been found in Romania, Greece, Spain (Almeria), Scotland (Argyll), New Zealand, the Andes, and the U.S. (Nevada).
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An igneous volcanic rock that contains [[quartz]] and [[plagioclase]] feldspar. Dacite has a crystalline texture and can contain numerous types of inclusions. Dacite deposits have been found in Romania, Greece, Spain (Almeria), Scotland (Argyll), New Zealand, the Andes, and the U.S. (Nevada).
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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== Authority ==
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== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
  
 
* Anne Grimmer, Glossary of Building Stone Terms, ''A Glossary of Historic Masonry Deterioration Problems and Preservation Treatments'', National Park Service, Washington DC, 1984
 
* Anne Grimmer, Glossary of Building Stone Terms, ''A Glossary of Historic Masonry Deterioration Problems and Preservation Treatments'', National Park Service, Washington DC, 1984

Revision as of 20:19, 30 April 2016

Varrious types of dacite

Description

An igneous volcanic rock that contains Quartz and Plagioclase feldspar. Dacite has a crystalline texture and can contain numerous types of inclusions. Dacite deposits have been found in Romania, Greece, Spain (Almeria), Scotland (Argyll), New Zealand, the Andes, and the U.S. (Nevada).

Synonyms and Related Terms

Dazit (Deut.); dacite (Fr.); dacito (Port.)

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Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Anne Grimmer, Glossary of Building Stone Terms, A Glossary of Historic Masonry Deterioration Problems and Preservation Treatments, National Park Service, Washington DC, 1984

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