Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_694

Felsite is an extrusive acidic hypabyssal rock. It consists of microcrystals and crystallites formed by devitrification or recrystallization that appear as spherical granular structures in radial arrays. When a felsite contains feldspar porphyry, it is called felsophyre.

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