volcanic stone

volcanic stone

A low-density, high-porosity rock composed of volcanic particles, ranging from ash size to small pebble size, which are compacted or cemented together; used as a building stone or as a thermal insulation material. See also: Stone
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Ooishi led me on towards a grove of sea plants stacked upon black volcanic stone and handed me the camera as he searched for some of Hachijo's exotically neon sea slugs.
After thousands of years of rain and sea spray pelting the soft, volcanic stone, weathering has washed away many of the statues' facial features.
The name is on both the battleship grey, steel entry gates, a complex palisade of flat planes and vertical poles, and a pavilion of dark volcanic stone at the base of the tower--space inside this pavilion is for rent, spaces in the tower above are for sale.
Gracious limestone master bathrooms will showcase soaking tubs and glass-enclosed showers; powder rooms will be distinguished by volcanic stone flooring and frosted glass tiled walls.
There are a couple of articles on uses of volcanic stone (Roman and Olmec) and a handful of methodological papers.
For those unfamiliar, hot-rock cooking is where the ingredients are placed on a high-temperature (extra-hot) volcanic stone, often as a do-it-yourself arrangement like Korean hibachi table cooking.
Instead of working with volcanic stone, we worked with wooden scraps, donated by a local woodworking company.
The resort's on-site amenities include a sundeck and bar on the private beach, a swimming pool that offers panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and is finished with volcanic stone, and the cliff-top Spa Du Soleil.
Volcanic stone jewels are widely sold everywhere, yet the best quality and best pieces are sold at specialty stores.
Heading south and west from Derinkuyu, however, you cross an expanse of flat plain where the volcanic stone takes on a black hue.
After almost two hours on the other side of a foot treatment, hot volcanic stone back massage, scalp massage and ESPA facial, I was suitably chilled out, to say the least.
IMUSA Molcajete: Hand hewn and made of volcanic stone, this authentic Latin mortar and pestle truly makes moles and guacamoles taste and look better.