Etymology of Scoria
Know more about the etymology and class of Scoria. Etymology of Scoria gives the information about the history of Scoria, its origin and how it is formed. In some cases, the etymology depends on Formation of Scoria. The Scoria etymology is From late Middle English (denoting slag from molten metal), from Greek skōria refuse, from skōr dung.
Class of Scoria
After going through the etymology of Scoria and Scoria definition, let us now discuss about the class of Scoria. Class of Scoria is Igneous Rocks. All igneous rocks are further classified as Intrusive Rocks and Volcanic Rocks. Scoria Class gives the category of rocks in which Scoria falls. Other than Igneous Rocks, Scoria is also categorized into:
- Durable Rock and Medium Hardness Rock
- Fine grained rock and Opaque rock