Definition of Amphiboles

1. Noun. (plural of amphibole) ¹



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Definition of Amphiboles

1. amphibole [n] - See also: amphibole

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amphiboles

amphibiotic
amphibiotica
amphibious
amphibious aircraft
amphibious car
amphibious demonstration
amphibious landing
amphibious operation
amphibious vehicle
amphibiously
amphibiousness
amphiblastic
amphibole
amphibole group
amphiboles (current term)
amphibolic
amphibolic fistula
amphibolies
amphibolite
amphibolites
amphibolitic
amphibologia
amphibological
amphibologically
amphibologies
amphibology
amphibolous
amphiboly
amphibrach

Literary usage of Amphiboles

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1. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1822)
"He found that the pure amphiboles are composed of 1 atom of trisilicate of lime, combined with 3 ... The amphiboles often contain other foreign substances. ..."

2. Bulletin of the Department of Geology by Andrew C Lawson, University of California (1868-1952 (1906)
"PAGE Introduction I. amphiboles of the Glaucophane Schists 361 ... Recent researches on the amphiboles have shown quite clearly ..."

3. Minerals and Rocks: The Elements of Mineralogy and Lithology for the Use of by William Shirley Bayley (1915)
"PYROXENES AND amphiboles The pyroxenes and amphiboles comprise a large group of complex ... The amphiboles are distinguished by having a prismatic cleavage ..."

4. A Treatise on Metamorphism by Charles Richard Van Hise (1904)
"The monoclinic amphiboles include the following rock-making minerals: i KI ... The amphiboles develop extensively as secondary minerals, and especially is ..."

5. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Scientific Study of Minerals by Sir Henry A Miers, Henry A[lexander] Miers (1902)
"... to the type R"SiO3; like the pyroxenes, they form many isomorphous mixtures, and belong to the same three systems. MONOCLINIC amphiboles Tremolite. ..."

6. Descriptive Mineralogy by William Shirley Bayley (1917)
"All the monoclinic amphiboles crystallize with the same habit in crystals that are ... The amphiboles are distinguished from other minerals by their ..."

7. Microscopical Physiography of the Rock-making Minerals: An Aid to the by Harry Rosenbusch (1889)
"All amphiboles, which are not colorless, possess a distinct ... Faintly green amphiboles with little pleochroism may often be permanently colored intensely ..."

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