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doleritic


doleritic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dolerite  \Dol"er*ite\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  deceptive,  because  easily 
  confounded  with  diorite.]  (Petrography) 
  a  A  dark,  crystalline,  igneous  rock,  chiefly  pyroxene 
  with  labradorite. 
  b  Coarse-grained  basalt. 
  c  Diabase. 
  d  Any  dark,  igneous  rock  composed  chiefly  of  silicates 
  of  iron  and  magnesium  with  some  feldspar.  -- 
  {Dol`er*it"ic},  a. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Doleritic  \Dol`er*it"ic\,  a. 
  Of  the  nature  of  dolerite;  as  much  lava  is  doleritic  lava. 
  --Dana.