Adjective "basaltic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/bəˈsɔːltɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'I thought the barrenness was because of basaltic and granite rocks, and the greenery was due to rich soil after Ghodgaon.'
  2. 'It is a fault line where a basaltic oceanic plate grinds against a continental plate and dives into the hot core of the earth - a subduction zone.'

Definitions

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.

More examples(as adjective)

"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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Origin

(basalt)