- melasma universale,
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Melaphyre is a name given to the very dark varieties of altered augitic lavas, rich in magnetite and chlorite.
The rocks consist chiefly of basalt, dolerite, melaphyre and felstone.
In China, at the close of the period, there were enormous eruptions of melaphyre, porphyrite and quartz-porphyry.