from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name given by Förstner to a rock occurring on the island of Pantelleria, between Sicily and Tunis. It is intermediate in composition between dacite and liparite, and more or less trachytic in character.
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Transmitted-light photomicrograph of a large bubble (b) within pantellerite glass inclusion (g) in quartz (q).
Lowenstern et al. (1991) used a variety of criteria to interpret that the Cu-rich bubbles formed by heterogeneous entrapment of pantellerite melt and a Cu-bearing volatile phase (see text).
Features within vapor bubble in a single pantellerite MI (from Lowenstern et al. 1991).