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Glassy, highly vesicular, mostly silicic igneous rocks.
Classification of PumiceHide
Sub-divisions of PumiceHide
Mineralogy of PumiceHide
Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
|Glass||An amorphous, homogeneous material with a random liquid-like structure generally formed due to rapid cooling.|
References for PumiceHide
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Fauria, K.E. et al. (2017), Trapped bubbles keep pumice afloat and gas diffusion makes pumice sink. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.11.055
Jackson, J.A., J. Mehl, and K. Neuendorf (2005) Glossary of Geology. American Geological Institute, Alexandria, Virginia. 800 pp.
McPhie, J., M. Doyle, and R. Allen (1993) Volcanic Textures A guide to the interpretation of textures in volcanic rocks. Centre for Ore Deposit and Exploration Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, 198 pp.
Venezia, A.M.; Floriano, M.A.; Deganello, G.; Rossi, A. (July 1992). Structure of pumice: An XPS and 27Al MAS NMR study. Surface and Interface Analysis. 18 (7): 532–538.