Rhyolite



noun
1.
a fine-grained igneous rock rich in silica: the volcanic equivalent of granite.
noun
1.
a fine-grained igneous rock consisting of quartz, feldspars, and mica or amphibole. It is the volcanic equivalent of granite
rhyolite
(rī’ə-līt’)
A usually light-colored, fine-grained extrusive igneous rock that is compositionally similar to granite. It often includes flow lines formed during the extrusion.

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