Acidic vs Felsic - What's the difference?

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Acidic is a synonym of felsic.


As adjectives the difference between acidic and felsic

is that acidic is (chemistry) having a ph less than 7, or being sour, or having the strength to neutralize alkalis, or turning a litmus paper red while felsic is (mineralogy) enriched in the lighter elements such as silicon, oxygen, aluminium, sodium, and potassium.

As a noun felsic is

a rock with such properties.

acidic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (chemistry) Having a pH less than 7, or being sour, or having the strength to neutralize alkalis, or turning a litmus paper red.
  • (mineralogy) Containing a high percentage of silica; opposed to basic.
  • Of or relating to acid; having the character of an acid.
  • an acidic solution

    Synonyms

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    Antonyms

    * basic

    References

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    felsic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (mineralogy) Enriched in the lighter elements such as silicon, oxygen, aluminium, sodium, and potassium.
  • Synonyms

    * acidic

    Antonyms

    * mafic

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A rock with such properties.