Origin of trachyte
Related formstra·chyt·ic [truh-kit-ik] /trəˈkɪt ɪk/, trach·y·toid [trak-i-toid, trey-ki-] /ˈtræk ɪˌtɔɪd, ˈtreɪ kɪ-/, adjective
Examples from the Web for trachytic
The trachytic rocks are small in quantity compared with those of the basaltic class.
Some of the trachytic lavas are said to abound with crystals of albite.Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume I|Karl Ritter von Scherzer
These trachytic lavas would seem to be more ancient than the basaltic, previously described.
They are laccolites of trachytic rock, and raised the Tertiary beds above them in the form of blisters.
This mountain appears to be formed mainly of trachytic matter.