Definición de porphyroclastic en Inglés

porphyroclastic

Pronunciación /ˌpɔːfɪrə(ʊ)ˈklastɪk/

adjetivo

Geología
  • Of a rock or its texture: marked by the presence of porphyroclasts.

Origen

1920s; earliest use found in Arthur Holmes (1890–1965), geologist and geophysicist. From porphyro- + clastic, after German porphyroklastisch.