metavolcanic

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EtymologyEdit

meta- +‎ volcanic

AdjectiveEdit

metavolcanic (not comparable)

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  1. (geology) Being or relating to a type of metamorphic rock originally produced by a volcano, either as lava or tephra, then buried and subjected to high pressures and temperatures, causing it to recrystallize.
    Metavolcanic rock is commonly found in greenstone belts.
Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 14:03