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Where do you find andesite?

Andesite is an extrusive igneous rock of intermediate composition.  This is a volcanic rock that can be found in areas with volcanoes  such as, Slovakia.

What describes an andesite?

Andesite are fine-grainedextrusive, igneous volcanic rock composed essentially of plagioclase feldspar and one or more mafic minerals, such as hornblende, pyroxene or biotite. (MORE)

What is an andesitic stratovolcano?

A stratovolcano is a name given to a volcano that has grown by progressive stacking of eruptive products (e.g. lava flows and pyroclastic flows). The term composite volcano i (MORE)

How can you use andesite?

Andesite is an igneous rock that can be used in the construction field. Andesite is used mainly for making tiles, bricks, or stones that are suitable for water or landscape ga (MORE)

Uses of andesite?

Andesite is a volcanic rock that is made up of mainly the minerals  augite, plagioclase, and small amounts of hornblende. Its uses  include as building material in construct (MORE)

How andesite is formed?

Andesite is a type of volcanic rock. It forms when magma of an  intermediate composition, meaning a moderate amount of silica,  erupts from a volcano. Eruptions tend to be e (MORE)

Where can andesite be found?

Andesite can be found around volcanoes with magma of intermediate composition, usually near subduction zones.
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What is the difference between rhyolite and andesite?

They have different compositions. Most igneous rocks fall into a spectrum ranging from mafic (low silica, dominated by iron, magnesium, and calicum) to felsic (high silica, do (MORE)

What is the pH of andesite?

Andesite does not have pH. pH is a measure of how acidic or basic  an aqueous solution is, meaning a solution in which the solvent is  water. Andesite is a rock, not an aque (MORE)