Adjective "Basaltic" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Basaltic


    Definition:

    1. the dark, dense igneous rock of a lava flow or minor intrusion, composed essentially of labradorite and pyroxene and often displaying a columnar structure.

    Origin:
    basalt

    Examples:

    "crusts can be basaltic in compositions."

    "achondriteses can be basaltic in textures."

    "lavas can be basaltic."

    "rocks can be basaltic."

    "crusts can be basaltic."

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