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Remarks on the columnar structure of trap-rocks

Daubeny, Charles

Remarks on the columnar structure of trap-rocks

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Published by Printed for A. Constable in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rocks, Igneous.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. Daubeny ; communicated by the author.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QE461 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 64-69
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21867121M

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    The face of the precipices to the sea, where sufficiently free from the debris of the basaltic rock, presents sections of this coal formation which fully illustrate its structure. At top the entire is covered by from 50 to feet of the columnar greenstone, which spreads over the entire district.


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soil solid angles sometimes South species specimens spot stilbite strata structure substance surface thomsonite tion transparent trap rocks trap-tuff usually. The columnar structure is not peculiarly characteristic of basalt. Many basalts are not columnar, and not a few columnar rocks are not basalts.

Greenstone or diorite is usually a dull greenish rock, sometimes gray, however, speckled with green. It is composed of soda-felspar and hornblende. Remarks on the columnar structure of trap-rocks book fine-grained compact greenstones are called aphanite.

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an example of igneous rock with columnar structure, and. trap Sentence Examples. on account of its peculiar columnar jointing, has developed a palisade structure - the famous Palisades of the lower Hudson. carbonate of copper are also occasionally to be met with in the trap rocks of Seidlaw, but to no great extent.

Jul 07,  · This was the opinion of Mr. Kier. It should be observed that the columnar structure, though very frequent, is far from universal in this trap, which very commonly occurs in large spherical masses decomposing on the surface Remarks on the columnar structure of trap-rocks book concentric layers, as described in the general account of the rocks of this formation at the beginning of the article.

PLUTONIC ROCKS. General aspect of plutonic rocks—Granite and its varieties—Decomposing into spherical masses—Rude columnar structure—Graphic granite—Mutual penetration of crystals of quartz and felspar—Glass cavities in quartz of granite—Porphyritic, talcose, and syenitic granite—Schorl-rock and b xviii CONTENTS.

Page - It is occasionally, but rarely, found in a compact state and crystalline throughout, little differing from quartz, as it occurs in veins, but even in those cases showing a Remarks on the columnar structure of trap-rocks book tendency to divide in parallel beds.

More frequently, when pure, it has an aspect obscurely granular, which by degrees becomes somewhat lax and arenaceous, the grains varying in size and in the intimacy.

This banner text can have markup. Home; web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell Part 12 out of columnar structure similar to that of the trap. In like manner some hearth-stones, after exposure to the heat of a furnace without being melted, have -- trap-rocks of.

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One of the forms of the Trap-rocks, in which agates and simple. The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell Part 11 out of The trap-rocks alluded to consist chiefly of feldspathic and they have a columnar structure, the columns being truly at right angles to the plane of the dike.

Some of the dikes send off branches. The columnar structure is by no means peculiar to the trap rocks in which augite abounds; it is also observed in trachyte, and other feldspathic rocks of the igneous class, although in these it is rarely exhibited in such regular polygonal forms.

It has been already stated that basaltic columns are often divided by cross-joints. Scottish mineralogist and naturalist Robert Jameson was the first European scientist to allude to the locality when he stated that prehnite had been found in “trap rocks near Boston” in his book, A System of Mineralogy ().

James Freeman Dana (–) and Samuel Luther Dana (–). To explore the geological structure around the Lonar crater and to provide any vital information linked to the impact process or post-impact alterations, several interdisciplinary studies are. One of the most striking characteristics of basalt is the prismatic and columnar structure which it often assumes; the lava being homogeneous and of very fine grain, the laws which determine the direction of the fissures or divisional planes consolidated from a molten to a solid state, become here very manifest—these are always at right.

But the ideas of structure and origin of structure are inseparably connected, and in all geological investigations they go together.

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Def An interesting variety of jointed structure in some of the unstratified rocks, is the prismatic or columnar, by which large masses of rocks are divided into regular forms, from a few inches to several feet in diameter; but with no spaces between them.

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Charles Merguerian and John E. hotseattleseahawksjerseys.com OTR series consisted of forty-two all-day (and some two-day) geological field trips conducted to A very interesting field of Trap rocks lies between Coleraine and Belfast, across the county of Antrim. This is broken only by the basalt of the Giant's Causeway, and the square patch covering the glens of Antrim between Knocklayd and Garron Point, which is of the same character as the surface of the larger portion of Donegal and Connemara.

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