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Basaltic glass

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About Basaltic glassHide

Glassy, fresh varieties of basalt, often contain microscopic crystals, or the interstital glass found in partly crystallised basalts.


Classification of Basaltic glassHide

Basaltic glass is found in field B in the TAS diagram.

Sub-divisions of Basaltic glassHide

Mineralogy of Basaltic glassHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
GlassAn amorphous, homogeneous material with a random liquid-like structure generally formed due to rapid cooling.

Synonyms of Basaltic glassHide

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