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These buildings are of the dark grey scoria, almost imperishable I suppose, and look very well.
We passed through a lane of black scoria, with steep banks on both sides.
At one of these about one-third of the lip of the crater still existed, having on it a quantity of reddish scoria.
ACROSS ICELANDWILLIAM BISIKER
Wherever there was good iron in any of the Roman provinces, veritable mountains of scoria are found.
Tolouse calculated that similar heaps in Gaul contained over 120,000 tons of scoria.
In places small mounds of scoria show that the eruptions were accompanied to a slight degree by explosions of steam.
THE ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGYWILLIAM HARMON NORTON
The lime was added as a flux, and acted to unite with itself the sand, clay and other impurities to form a slag or scoria.
INVENTIONS IN THE CENTURYWILLIAM HENRY DOOLITTLE
We came upon a bed of scoria ashes, stretching for about a mile on either side of us.
FORTY THOUSAND MILES OVER LAND AND WATERLADY (ETHEL GWENDOLINE [MOFFATT]) VINCENT
The dull red colour of the scoria gives one the impression that the flames have been of very recent date.
FORTY THOUSAND MILES OVER LAND AND WATERLADY (ETHEL GWENDOLINE [MOFFATT]) VINCENT
Now red scoria and pumice and sulphur boiled and rolled where the hard lava had frayed our boots.

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