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Tachylite

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Black or dark brown, opaque basaltic glass. The term may refer to an interstitial glass or a rock composed mostly of such glass.


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Classification of TachyliteHide

Mineralogy of TachyliteHide

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 TachyliteHide

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Flett, John S. (1911). "Tachylytes". In Chisholm, Hugh. Encyclopædia Britannica. 26 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 344–345.

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