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synonyms for basalt

  • magma
  • slag
  • ashes
  • obsidian
  • scoria
  • coulee
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How to use basalt in a sentence

Samples from the Moon, like this lunar basalt, are a complex mix of many minerals, and only some can record signals of past magnetic fields.
NEW STUDY SUGGESTS MOON LACKED A MAGNETIC FIELD FOR NEARLY ALL ITS HISTORYJOHN TARDUNOAUGUST 8, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
In another similarity to Mars, the eruption involves basalt, a magma with a honeylike viscosity.
ICELAND’S ERUPTIONS REVEAL THE HOT HISTORY OF MARSROBIN GEORGE ANDREWSAPRIL 6, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Beneath the basalt was a dense oceanic rock known as gabbro.
FIN WHALES COULD HELP SCIENTISTS MAP WHAT LIES BELOW THE SEAFLOORCAROLYN GRAMLINGMARCH 17, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The basalt there—a kind of volcanic rock—is famous for being the oldest on Earth, yielding up evidence for the earliest life on our planet, early plate tectonics, and now, it appears, an even more ancient era.
THE GHOST OF ANCIENT EARTH’S MAGMA OCEANS FOUND IN GREENLAND ROCKSJASON DORRIERMARCH 14, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
In summer, hop the seasonal shuttle from the ski town of Mammoth Lakes to visit Devils Postpile National Monument and its massive stack of perfectly geometric basalt columns, a dazzling reminder of the area’s ancient volcanic history.
THE ULTIMATE YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK TRAVEL GUIDESHAWNTÉ SALABERTFEBRUARY 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Beneath that basalt lies a dense oceanic rock known as gabbro.
FIN WHALE SONGS CAN REVEAL HIDDEN FEATURES OF THE OCEAN FLOORCAROLYN GRAMLINGFEBRUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Here there are many craters and much basalt, or even lava; also hot springs.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The whole is built of basalt with yellow marble columns, and yellow marble bands here and there.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
They had also said something about pot holes like shafts in the basalt.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
Then she rose up and passing amongst them as a friend amongst friends came towards the caves in the basalt cliffs.
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WORDS RELATED TO BASALT

  • ashes
  • basalt
  • coulee
  • magma
  • obsidian
  • scoria
  • slag
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