Definitions for "Basalt"
A rock of igneous origin, consisting of augite and triclinic feldspar, with grains of magnetic or titanic iron, and also bottle-green particles of olivine frequently disseminated.
An imitation, in pottery, of natural basalt; a kind of black porcelain.
A fine-grained igneous rock composed of calcium-rich plagioclase feldspar and pyroxene, with lesser amounts of olivine and amphibole. Basalt is the most common type of volcanic rock in the earth's crust, and makes up the upper layers of the oceanic crust.
Keywords:  soufri, andesite, magma, hills, volcano
The type of magma thought to be entering the magma reservoir beneath the Soufrière Hills Volcano, chemically "less evolved" than andesite.
Keywords:  bluestone, refer
(Refer; bluestone)
Keywords:  radiometric, age, dating
Radiometric Age Dating
Compare? Consistent year-round energy use of a facility; also refers to the minimum amount of electricity supplied continually to a facility.