basanite

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basanite

(ˈbæsəˌnaɪt)
n
(Geological Science) a black basaltic rock containing plagioclase, augite, olivine, and nepheline, leucite, or analcite, formerly used as a touchstone
[C18: see basalt]
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2006): Trace element partitioning between mica-and amphibole-bearing garnet lherzolite and hydrous basanitic melt: 1.
In the study area, basaltic and basanitic lavas and ignimbrites of the Roque Nublo and Post-Roque Nublo groups and sediments of Las Palmas detritic Formation outcrop.
Bentonite residues replacing basaltic tuffs of the Usti Formation and buried beneath a basanitic lava flow were revealed by drilling operations in the Stebno-Podlesin area, south of Usti nad Labem (Vlckova, 1986).