Cinder

A cinder is a pyroclastic material. Cinders are extrusive igneous rocks. Cinders are similar to pumice, which has so many cavities and is such low-density that it can float on water. The colour of cinder is brown.

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Lava Butte
... Lava Butte is a cinder cone located in central Oregon, USA, just west of US Highway 97 between the towns of Bend, Oregon, and Sunriver, Oregon ... It is part of a system of small cinder cones on the northwest flank of Newberry Volcano, a massive shield volcano which rises to the southeast ... The cinder cone is capped by a crater which extends about 60 feet (20 m) deep beneath its south rim, and 160 feet (50 m) deep from the 5,020 feet (1,530 m) summit on its north side ...
Cinder Cliff
... Cinder Cliff is a cinder cone in northern British Columbia, Canada ... It is thought to have last erupted during the Holocene period and is part of the Mount Edziza volcanic complex ...
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40.955°N 121.365°W / 40.955 -121.365 Twin Buttes Cinder cones 1,631 5,351 Unknown 40°46′37″N 121°35′28″W / 40.777°N 121.591°W / 40.777 -121.591 Tumble ...
Cinder - Uses
... Cinders have been used on track surfaces and roads to provide additional traction in winter conditions ... Cinders are also employed as inorganic mulch in xeriscaping, because of excellent drainage properties and resistance to erosion ... This is why cinder is used in roads ...
Cinder Block (musician)
... Cinder Block (born Cindy Morgan, May 13, 1961) is an American punk rock vocalist and visual artist ... Cinder sang for Fat Wreck band, Tilt from 1992 to 2001 ... with whom she co-founded a licensing and merchandising store, Cinder Block Inc ...

Famous quotes containing the word cinder:

    When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity.
    Albert Einstein (1879–1955)