basaltes


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basaltes

(ˈbæsɔːlts)
n
unglazed black stoneware
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In this neighborhood, he saw on the rocky banks of the river several prismoids of basaltes, rising to the height of fifty or sixty feet.
Black Basaltes and Jasperware (neo-classical style), were other early triumphs.
1985): Smectites etprodutis d'alteration des basaltes tertiaires des iles Faeroe (Atlantique Nord Est).
L'utilisation de la matiere premiere est restee tres semblable, imposee par les formations geologiques des reliefs du plateau: grande quantite de diabases et de basaltes sur les hauteurs, auxquels s'ajoutent du gres siliceux a la base des versants, et plus rarement la calcedoine et le quartz.
Evoking through their shape the glazed hexagonal tiles used frequently in Islamic architecture and referencing through their material the distinctive Black Basaltes vitreous stoneware introduced by Josiah Wedgwood in the 18th century, the modules of Harrow's sculpture implicitly reflected on the historical production of ceramic multiples in both workshop and factory.
L'enrichissement modere typique des basaltes calco-alcalins et tholeiitiques d'arcs insulaires en elements legers des terres (LREE) rares ainsi que le profil plat de leur contenu en elements lourds desterres tares (HREE) sont des indicateurs d'une origine mantelique peu profonde (iherzolithe a spinelle).
At 2ft tall, the basaltes vases are greatly enlarged versions of 18thcentury Wedgwood vases.