Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Volcanic Scoria

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2703
Volcanic scoria is residual fragments of volcanic rocks with dense pores. It is usually black or brown, porous and denser than acidic pumice rock. It often forms around a crater (Fig. 15).
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