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PARALAVA [1 record]

Record 1 2001-10-10


Subject field(s)
  • Vulcanology and Seismology
  • Petrography

Pyrometamorphic melt rock.


The melted phase of the clinker, called paralava, is formed primarily in the chimneys in an environment of temperature exceeding 2400°F ...


  • Volcanologie et sismologie
  • Pétrographie

L'un des modes d'occurrence les plus inattendus de la cordiérite est celui des paralaves et des buchites, roches alumineuses, fondues par la combustion de veines de houille ou le voisinage de laves [...]


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