basaltic lava

basaltic lava

[bə′sȯl·tik ′lav·ə]
(petrology)
A volcanic fluid rock of basaltic composition.
References in classic literature ?
Santa Cruz -- Expedition up the River -- Indians -- Immense Streams of Basaltic Lava -- Fragments not transported by the River -- Excavations of the Valley -- Condor, Habits of -- Cordillera -- Erratic Boulders of great size -- Indian Relics -- Return to the Ship -- Falkland Islands -- Wild Horses, Cattle, Rabbits -- Wolf-like Fox -- Fire made of Bones -- Manner of Hunting Wild Cattle -- Geology -- Streams of Stones -- Scenes of Violence -- Penguins -- Geese -- Eggs of Doris -- Compound Animals.
The last magmatic activity, as in the rest of the Sierra Madre Occidental, consists of silicic ignimbrites and less basaltic lava flows clustered in two pulses of ~31.5-29 Ma and 24-20 Ma.
The pillow lava originates from the pillow basaltic lava in the mid-ocean spreading ridge, including basalt and spilite, and there is a lava geo-heritage located in the joint area of three villages: Qunrang, Gangta and Duigang of Jiacuosong Township, Sangzhuyi District, Shigatse City, Tibet, China.
Kilauea predominantly pours basaltic lava flows into the ocean, but occasionally experiences more explosive events such as the one that began last week.
Placed 5 metres deep in an out-of-use borehole near the Polish Polar Station in Hornsund, Svalbard, the 60-centimetre tube holds smaller containers with samples that include a fragment of a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite, basaltic lava from an Icelandic volcano eruption and Namibian sand hiding particles of kimberlite and diamonds " all geared at informing a future discoverer of our present understanding of Earth's geology.
The volcanoes on the moon emit umbrella-like plumes of sulfur dioxide gas that can extend up to 300 miles above Io, producing extensive basaltic lava fields that can flow for hundreds of miles, researchers said.
The range boasts three sills, tuffs, and basaltic lava spots.
In a test program in Iceland, more than 95 percent of the carbon dioxide injected into basaltic lava rocks mineralized into solid rock within two years.
When I was a schoolboy it was a truth universally acknowledged that aardvark was the first word in the dictionary, but it seems to have been displaced by 'aa', which is a form of basaltic lava.
The editor has organized the contributions that make up the main body of his text in nineteen chapters devoted to the global distribution of active volcanoes, basaltic lava flow hazards, impacts from volcanic ash fall, and a variety of other related subjects.
The Holuhraun is the country's greatest basaltic lava flow because 1784, creating a lava field extra than 32 square miles in size, bigger than the island of Manhattan.