andesite

noun an·des·ite \ ˈan-di-ˌzīt \
|Updated on: 26 May 2018

Definition of andesite

: an extrusive usually dark grayish rock consisting essentially of oligoclase or feldspar

andesitic

play \ˌan-di-ˈzi-tik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of andesite

German Andesit, from Andes


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