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Petrography of the island of Hawaii

Gordon Andrew Macdonald

Petrography of the island of Hawaii

a study of representative samples of rock types from every volcano on Hawaii by thin sections, mineral grains, and hand specimens

by Gordon Andrew Macdonald

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Hawaii.,
  • Petrology -- Hawaii.,
  • Volcanic ash, tuff, etc. -- Hawaii.,
  • Lava -- Hawaii.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gordon A. Macdonald.
    SeriesGeological Survey professional paper -- 214-D, Shorter contributions to general geology
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 51-96 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22941322M

    Ultramafic xenoliths from Koolau Volcano on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, are divided into spinel lherzolite, pyroxenite, and dunite suites. On the basis of a study of the petrography and mineral compositions of 43 spinel lherzolites, 12 pyroxenites, and 20 dunites, the following characteristics of the. Petrography of the Island of Hawaii by Gordon A Macdonald Bibliography of the geology and water resources of the Island of Hawaii by Gordon A Macdonald (Book) 1 edition published.

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Supplement to the Geology and ground-water resources of the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Honolulu, Hawaii, [Printed by Advertiser Pub. Co.], (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.Page 7 - There is the ordinary smooth-surfaced lava called pahoehoe, the term signifying having a satin-like aspect.

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