Unconsolidated, juvenile, vitric, vesicular pyroclastic material; individual fragments are 2.0 mm or more in at least one dimension with an apparent specific gravity (including vesicles) of more than 1.0 and less than 2.0 g/cm3.

Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.


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  • Cinders — Cinders, engl., eine Art Coaks, im Brennen ausgelöschte Steinkohlen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • cinders — clinkers, embers, *ash …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • cinders — cin·der || sɪndÉ™ n. ash, ember, small piece of burnt wood or coal …   English contemporary dictionary

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