felsite

Rhyolite vs Felsite - What's the difference?

rhyolite | felsite |


In geology|lang=en terms the difference between rhyolite and felsite

is that rhyolite is (geology) an igneous, volcanic (extrusive) rock, of felsic composition, with aphanitic to porphyritic texture while felsite is (geology) any light-colored volcanic rock whose true mineralogy is not yet determined.

As nouns the difference between rhyolite and felsite

is that rhyolite is (geology) an igneous, volcanic (extrusive) rock, of felsic composition, with aphanitic to porphyritic texture while felsite is (mineral) a fine grained volcanic extrusive rock, generally light in color, composed of felsic minerals.

Taxonomy vs Felsite - What's the difference?

taxonomy | felsite |


As nouns the difference between taxonomy and felsite

is that taxonomy is the science or the technique used to make a classification while felsite is (mineral) a fine grained volcanic extrusive rock, generally light in color, composed of felsic minerals.

Felsite vs Felsitic - What's the difference?

felsite | felsitic |


As a noun felsite

is (mineral) a fine grained volcanic extrusive rock, generally light in color, composed of felsic minerals.

As an adjective felsitic is

relating to, or containing, felsite.

Felsite vs Petrosilex - What's the difference?

felsite | petrosilex |


As nouns the difference between felsite and petrosilex

is that felsite is (mineral) a fine grained volcanic extrusive rock, generally light in color, composed of felsic minerals while petrosilex is (mineralogy) felsite.

Eurite vs Felsite - What's the difference?

eurite | felsite | Synonyms |

Eurite is a synonym of felsite.


In mineral|lang=en terms the difference between eurite and felsite

is that eurite is (mineral) a compact feldspathic rock; felsite while felsite is (mineral) a fine grained volcanic extrusive rock, generally light in color, composed of felsic minerals.

As nouns the difference between eurite and felsite

is that eurite is (mineral) a compact feldspathic rock; felsite while felsite is (mineral) a fine grained volcanic extrusive rock, generally light in color, composed of felsic minerals.

Mineralogy vs Felsite - What's the difference?

mineralogy | felsite |


As nouns the difference between mineralogy and felsite

is that mineralogy is (petrology) the branch of petrology that studies minerals while felsite is (mineral) a fine grained volcanic extrusive rock, generally light in color, composed of felsic minerals.

Minerals vs Felsite - What's the difference?

minerals | felsite |


As nouns the difference between minerals and felsite

is that minerals is while felsite is (mineral) a fine grained volcanic extrusive rock, generally light in color, composed of felsic minerals.

Extrusive vs Felsite - What's the difference?

extrusive | felsite |


In geology|lang=en terms the difference between extrusive and felsite

is that extrusive is (geology) rock which has been formed through volcanic extrusion while felsite is (geology) any light-colored volcanic rock whose true mineralogy is not yet determined.

As nouns the difference between extrusive and felsite

is that extrusive is (geology) rock which has been formed through volcanic extrusion while felsite is (mineral) a fine grained volcanic extrusive rock, generally light in color, composed of felsic minerals.

As an adjective extrusive

is jutting out]]; [[extrude|extruding.

Volcanic vs Felsite - What's the difference?

volcanic | felsite |


As an adjective volcanic

is volcanic.

As a noun felsite is

(mineral) a fine grained volcanic extrusive rock, generally light in color, composed of felsic minerals.

Felsite vs Felsic - What's the difference?

felsite | felsic | Related terms |

Felsite is a related term of felsic.


As nouns the difference between felsite and felsic

is that felsite is (mineral) a fine grained volcanic extrusive rock, generally light in color, composed of felsic minerals while felsic is a rock with such properties.

As an adjective felsic is

(mineralogy) enriched in the lighter elements such as silicon, oxygen, aluminium, sodium, and potassium.