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Definition of: diabase

(dīə·bās) noun Geol.
A granular igneous rock, composed essentially of plagioclase, and characterized by the feldspar having crystallized before the augite: sometimes called dolerite. [<Gk. diabasis a crossing over <dia- across + bainein go]
—di
a·ba′sic adjective

Most often used phrases:

olivine diabase
diabase intrusions
diabase sill
diabase rock
diabase ringing
hard diabase
nipissing diabase
diabase dikes
diabase rocks
large diabase
black diabase
triassic diabase
resistant diabase
diabase dike
basalt diabase

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