Lopolith meaning

lŏp'ə-lĭth
A large, bowl-shaped body of igneous rock intruded between layers of sedimentary rock.
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A large, bowl-shaped body of igneous rock intruded between layers of sedimentary rock. Lopoliths are usually connected to a dike and are typically tens of kilometers thick and hundreds of kilometers wide.
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Origin of lopolith

  • Greek lopas flat dish, casserole –lith
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition