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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"A little-known secret is that Iceland's Stonebaked Mediterranean Vegetable Pizzas ([pounds sterling]1.59, 408g) are made in the foothills of the Dolomites using slow fermented dough, made with Italian flour and baked in wood-fired ovens on volcanic stone from Mount Etna itself."
I specially enjoyed the starter of hot rock tuna - slivers of fresh fish that I cooked myself on a sizzling volcanic stone.
Facing the Ionian Sea, one of the most noticeable features of this port of call is the black-grey volcanic stone, nearly ubiquitous in pavements and buildings, and yet another symbol of the city's triumph over its fiery nemesis.
"Cooking on hot volcanic stone is an unique and sociable experience.
The duo behind Bandido Studio -- Alejandro Campos and Joel Rojas -- found the inspiration for the table's distinct base in the craft history of the Mexican town Tecali de Herrera, whose artisans have been known for their skills with marble and volcanic stone. They enlisted the expertise of Meza, a workshop which practised marble turning for four generations, to bring their vision to life.
Caption: Pedro Reyes, Puho rojo (Red Fist), 2013, volcanic stone, concrete, 39 3/8 x 39 3/8 x 3 1/8".
A climb-worthy bluff of mostly volcanic stone with a profile that's reputed to resemble the Elizabethan playwright.
Pumice Unlimited Ventures creates home decor and accent pieces from all natural volcanic stone taken from the Mount Pinatubo eruption site.
Among them are four were wounded from the scattered glass in a lift booth struck by volcanic stone. The lift has stopped due to a power outage, and according to local authorities, there are 78 people were stuck, and TVNH reported that 8 of them received help.
I went with the volcanic stone massage (PS65) which used smooth, warm volcanic stones to relieve tense muscles.
14 968 km with a length of 880 m., According to the documentation prepared with volcanic stone type.
As a result of these most recent fires, however, a later drive to the top of Mt Lalawa revealed suggestive traces of ancestral habitation within a terrain of volcanic stone and rich red soil that provided further clues to the source of much of the work being produced.