Eurite vs Felsite - What's the difference?

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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.

eurite

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (mineral) A compact feldspathic rock; felsite.
  • (Webster 1913)

    felsite

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (mineral) A fine grained volcanic extrusive rock, generally light in color, composed of felsic minerals.
  • The buff-colored dacites of the Superstition Mountains are felsites .
  • (geology) Any light-colored volcanic rock whose true mineralogy is not yet determined.
  • Synonyms

    * eurite

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