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vitric tuff[′vi·trik ′təf]
Tuff composed principally of volcanic glass fragments.
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* lacustrine vitric tuff host rocks provide large volumes of reactive volcanic glass;
There is thus a spatial association with geothermal systems and faults in the volcanic area of Paipa to provide a source and conduit for heated alkaline solutions which react with vitric tuffs to form the zeolites.