DOLERITE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Dolerite Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A dark-colored, basic, igneous rock, composed essentially of pyroxene and a triclinic feldspar with magnetic iron. By many authors it is considered equivalent to a coarse-grained basalt.
  2. (n.) Coarse-grained basalt.
  3. (n.) A dark, crystalline, igneous rock, chiefly pyroxene with labradorite.
  4. (n.) Diabase.
  5. (n.) Any dark, igneous rock composed chiefly of silicates of iron and magnesium with some feldspar.


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