Pumice is often used to make cinder blocks and lightweight concrete. It is also used as an abrasive in polishes and exfoliants. More »

Pumice is categorized as an extrusive igneous rock. Extrusive rock formations are made when molten lava flows from the interior of the Earth and solidifies on the surface. More »

Igneous rocks are often used for construction because of their durability. Igneous rocks can also be separated to access the various valuable metals and minerals inside them. Igneous rocks form as magma comes to or near ... More »

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Pumice is an igneous rock formed by the rapid cooling and depressurization of volcanic magma with a high gas content. It is characterized by a large amount of vesicles formed from gas bubbles in the magma. More »

Pumice is an igneous rock that can be made up of various minerals such as feldspar, hornblende, augite and zircon. It is a light-colored rock that forms during a volcanic eruption. More »

Pumice rock is found all over the planet and on every continent. This textured rock is formed when volcanoes erupt, and it is carried from shore to shore after being generated by underwater volcanoes. The molten rock com... More »

Pumice is categorized as an extrusive igneous rock. Extrusive rock formations are made when molten lava flows from the interior of the Earth and solidifies on the surface. More »