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  • adj. Pertaining to, or composed of, dacite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In petrography, of or pertaining to dacite; having the mineral composition and the texture characteristic of dacite.

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  • adj. relating to or consisting of dacite


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  • St. Lucia, Martinique, and Dominica are predominantly composed of acid andesite and dacitic rocks.

    Windward Islands moist forests

  • The andesitic-dacitic volcano was constructed within a 10-km-wide caldera.

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  • The peaks are the degraded dacitic cores of two lava-dome volcanoes probably formed on the side of a collapsed andesitic strato-volcano.

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  • St. Lucia, and Martinique are predominantly composed of acid andesite and dacitic rocks.

    Windward Islands dry forests

  • The eastern half of Guadeloupe is called Grande Terre and is composed entirely of limestone overlying older andesitic and dacitic volcanics.

    Leeward Islands xeric scrub

  • Six widespread tephras ~0.1–1.0 cm thick with rhyolitic to dacitic glass and/or phenocrysts of feldspar or hornblende are preserved in the glacial lakes of Las Cajas National Park, southern Ecuador.

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  • Overall, the mineralization occurs in a sericite-carbonate +/- albite altered dacitic volcanic complex with zones of quartz veins, quartz stockwork and quartz breccias.

  • The geological setting in this area is characterized by an assemblage of mafic rocks, dacitic tuffs, wackes and conglomerates of the Taibi Group.

  • A cluster of dacitic lava domes occupies the caldera floor.

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  • Native GOLD in dacitic to rhyodacitic metavolcanic rocks and graphitic schists, associated with native antimony, minor arsenopyrite and pyrrhotite;

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