Sentence Examples

  • In Minahassa, at the northern extremity, there is a large area of tuffs and agglomerates consisting chiefly of augite andesite, and in this area there are many recent volcanic cones.
  • In addition to the reddish or brownish argillaceous matrix it contains fresh or decomposed crystals of volcanic minerals, such as felspar, augite, hornblende, olivine and pumiceous or palagonitic rocks.
  • Chlorite arises from biotite, augite and hornblende.
  • The rocks of Tristan da Cunha are felspathic basalt, dolerite, augite-andesite, sideromelane and palagonite; some specimens of the basalt have porphyritic augite.
  • The cones themselves are composed largely of acid andesites, but many of the lavas are augite andesites and basalts.

How would you define augite? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus

Words near augite in the dictionary