from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as peperine.


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  • Vinalhaven Island in Maine ended up dealing with a lot of these types of deposits ... so, without further ado, the word is peperite!

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  • First order conclusion: It appears that hot basaltic andesite magma interacted with wet, unconsolidated muddy sediment. peperite - magma interacting, sometimes explosively, with wet, unconsolidated sediment, producing a lava flows on the surface can form peperite deposits as well.

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