• (adj): Of or relating to or containing basalt.
    Example: "Basaltic magma is fluid"

Some articles on basaltic:

Peridotite - Origin
... as cumulate rocks formed by precipitation of olivine ± pyroxenes from basaltic or ultramafic magmas these magmas are ultimately derived from the upper ... Mantle lherzolites may be the principal source rock for basaltic magmas, whereas mantle harzburgites probably form both from the crystalline residue left after basaltic magma migrates out ...
Volcanic Glass
... Tachylite (also spelled tachylyte), a basaltic glass with relatively low silica content ... Palagonite, a basaltic glass with relatively low silica content ... threads or fibers of volcanic glass, usually basaltic ...
Lagoa Das Sete Cidades - Geography
... Massif, an ancient volcano built on various layers of ash, pyroclasts and trachyte and basaltic lavas ... constructed from alternating phases of explosive and effusive ejecta, from dominantly basaltic pre-caldera eruptions, a trachytic caldera-forming stage and a post-caldera stage consisting of alternating ... eruption was triggered by a basaltic injection into a shallow trachytic magma chamber ...
Basaltic Tuff
... Basaltic tuffs are also of wide spread occurrence both in districts where volcanoes are now active and in lands where eruptions have long since ended ... Recent basaltic tuffs are found in Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Jan Mayen, Sicily, Sandwich Islands, Samoa, etc ...
Anahim Hotspot - Geological History - Ilgachuz Range Eruptive Period
... an early complex series of trachyte and rhyolite eruptions and late extrusion of a sequence of basaltic lava flows ... of a small central caldera and numerous felsic domes and basaltic feeders are exposed ... out ash, cinder, pumice, rhyolite, trachyte and basaltic lava up until 4 million years ago ...

Famous quotes containing the word basaltic:

    I lived for a long time under vast porticos
    That maritime suns tinted with a thousand fires,
    And whose great pillars, straight and majestuous
    In the evening made seem like basaltic caves.
    Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)