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Definition of the adjective albitic

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  1. of or related to albite feldspar

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Google previewA mineralogical lexicon of Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden counties, Massachusetts (1896)

by Benjamin Kendall Emerson

Isinglass rock ; crystals up to 35 inches long, 10 to 11 inches across, changed to cymatolite, albitic granite, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Earth Sciences (1976)

by S.E. Stiegeler

Basaltic lavas containing albitic plagioclase and in which the primary mafic minerals ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Earth Science (2009)

by Jacqueline Smith

spilite /spil-ÿt/ Any of several basaltic lavas containing albitic plagioclase and in which the primary mafic minerals have been altered to chlorite and epidote. Altered acid rocks associated with spilites are called KERATOPHYRES and may contain phe- nocrysts of albite and hornblende in a groundmass of albite, chlorite, epidote, and quartz. Spilitic rocks occur as PILLOW LAVAS interbedded with marine sediments. spilling breaker They appear to be ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Chemistry, Practical and Theoretical (1862)

Embracing Its Application to the Arts, Metallurgy, Mineralogy, Geology, Medicine, and Pharmacy

'bell thinks that Bendant's Adinole is a dense albitic mass mingled with quartz. Remark*. — Albite often replaces felspar in ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Thus, albitic. albite-epidote amphibolite facies Petrology, metamorphic rocks formed under intermediate temperature and pressure conditions by regional metamorphism or in the outer contact metamorphic zone. albite law Crystallography, a twin law that specifies the orientation of alternating layers in a twin feldspar crystal in which the twinning plane is brachypinacoid, as in albite. albitite Petrology, a coarse-grained porphyritic dike rock composed of a granular aggregate of albite and ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1863)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

ALBITIC, a. Of the nature of albite; containing albite. ALBO'RA, n. A sort of itch or rather leprosy, terminating without ulceration, but with foetid evacuations in the mouth and nostrils. ALBO'RO, n. The erythrinus, a small red fish of the Mediterranean. ALBUGIN'EOUS, a. [L. albugo, the white spot in the eye, from albus, white.] Pertaining to or resembling the white of the eye, or of an egg. Albugineous humour, the aqueous humour of the eye. Albuganeous tunic, is the external covering of ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1B3I1T1I1C3

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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