basaltic structure

базальтовая структура
столбчатая структура

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • basaltic — basalt ► NOUN ▪ a dark fine grained volcanic rock that sometimes displays a columnar structure. DERIVATIVES basaltic adjective. ORIGIN Latin basaltes, from Greek basanos touchstone …   English terms dictionary

  • Way up structure — A Way up structure is a characteristic relationship observed in a sedimentary or volcanic rock, or sequence of rocks, that makes it possible to determine whether they are the right way up (i.e in the attitude in which they were originally… …   Wikipedia

  • Volcanic plug — A volcanic plug, also called a volcanic neck or lava neck, is a volcanic landform created when lava hardens within a vent on an active volcano. When forming, a plug can cause an extreme build up of pressure if volatile charged magma is trapped… …   Wikipedia

  • basalt — basaltic, basaltine /beuh sawl tin, tuyn/, adj. /beuh sawlt , bas awlt, bay sawlt/, n. the dark, dense igneous rock of a lava flow or minor intrusion, composed essentially of labradorite and pyroxene and often displaying a columnar structure.… …   Universalium

  • igneous rock — Any of various crystalline or glassy, noncrystalline rocks formed by the cooling and solidification of molten earth material (magma). Igneous rocks comprise one of the three principal classes of rocks, the others being metamorphic and sedimentary …   Universalium

  • metamorphic rock — Any of a class of rocks that result from the alteration of preexisting rocks in response to changing geological conditions, including variations in temperature, pressure, and mechanical stress. The preexisting rocks may be igneous, sedimentary,… …   Universalium

  • Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …   Universalium

  • Precambrian time — Interval of geologic time from с 3. 8 billion years ago, the age of the oldest known rocks, to 544 million years ago, the beginning of the Cambrian Period. This interval represents more than 80% of the geologic record and thus provides important… …   Universalium

  • Large igneous province — Only a few of the largest Large Igneous Provinces are indicated (by the dark purple areas) on this geological map, which depicts crustal geologic provinces as seen in seismic refraction data. A Large Igneous Province (LIP) is an extremely large… …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of Mars — Mars   Mars as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope Designations …   Wikipedia

  • Basalt — For the World War II raid, see Operation Basalt. For the cities, see Basalt, Colorado and Basalt, Idaho. Basalt Igneous Rock Composition …   Wikipedia

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