Basic Rock

Science / Geology / Basic Rock: An igneous rock that has a relatively low silica content. Examples are gabbro and basalt. Also see entries for acidic, intermediate and ultrabasic rocks.

Other Words for Basic

Basic Adjective Synonyms: fundamental, essential, key, elementary, underlying, prime, primary, root, principal, central, focal, vital
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Other Words for Rock

Rock Noun Synonyms: stone, boulder
Rock Adjective Synonyms: crag, tor, escarpment, scarp, outcrop, outcropping
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Intermediate Rock

Science / Geology / Intermediate Rock: An igneous rock that has an intermediate silica content. Examples are syenite and diorite. Also see entries for acidic, basic and ultrabasic rocks. MORE

Acidic Rock

Science / Geology / Acidic Rock: An igneous rock that has a relatively high silica content. Examples are granite and rhyolite. Also see entries for basic, intermediate and ultrabasic rocks. MORE

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Rock Salt

Science / Geology / Rock Salt: A chemical sedimentary rock that forms from the evaporation of ocean or saline lake waters. It is also known by the mineral name 'halite'. It is rarely found at Earth's surface, except in areas of ver MORE

Rock Flour

Science / Geology / Rock Flour: A glacial sediment of extremely fine (silt-and clay-size) ground rock formed by abrasion of rocks at the base of the glacier. MORE

Rock Glacier

Science / Geology / Rock Glacier: A mass of rock material, cemented together by ice, that flows down a slope under the force of gravity much like the motion of a glacier. MORE

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