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Origin of rhyolite
OTHER WORDS FROM rhyoliterhy·o·lit·ic [rahy-uh-lit-ik], /ˌraɪ əˈlɪt ɪk/, adjective
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This is shown in the glaciated rock-surfaces of the rim that are covered with layers of pumice and rhyolite.
Granite is an acidic rock corresponding to rhyolite in chemical composition.The Elements of Geology|William Harmon Norton
The oldest volcanic rock appears to be rhyolite, which peers up in two small hills almost smothered beneath the lake deposits.Volcanoes: Past and Present|Edward Hull
Basalt is less siliceous than granite and rhyolite, and contains much more iron, calcium, and magnesium.Geology|William J. Miller
Rhyolite and other forms of lava were last spread over the region.