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Glassy, highly vesicular, mostly silicic igneous rocks.
Classification of PumiceHide
Sub-divisions of PumiceHide
Mineralogy of PumiceHide
Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
|Glass||An amorphous, homogeneous material with a random liquid-like structure generally formed due to rapid cooling.|
References for PumiceHide
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Venezia, A.M., Floriano, M.A., Deganello, G., Rossi, A. (July 1992) Structure of pumice: An XPS and 27Al MAS NMR study. Surface and Interface Analysis, 18(7): 532–538.
McPhie, J., Doyle, M., and Allen, R. (1993) Volcanic Textures A guide to the interpretation of textures in volcanic rocks. Centre for Ore Deposit and Exploration Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, 198 pp.
Jackson, J.A., Mehl, J., and Neuendorf, K. (2005) Glossary of Geology. American Geological Institute, Alexandria, Virginia. 800 pp.
Fauria, K.E. et al. (2017) Trapped bubbles keep pumice afloat and gas diffusion makes pumice sink. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.11.055