dacite

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From German Dazit, from Latin Dācia (greater Romania). First used in 1863 by Austrian geologists Franz von Hauer and Guido Stache, in a description of the geology of Transylvania.

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dacite (plural dacites)

  1. (geology) An igneous, volcanic rock with a high iron content.

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