Definition of Dacites

1. Noun. (plural of dacite) ¹



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Definition of Dacites

1. dacite [n] - See also: dacite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dacites

dabsters
dacarbazine
daccha
dace
dacelike
dacemazine
dacent
daces
dacetuzumab
dacha
dachas
dachshund
dachshunds
dachsie
dacite
dacites (current term)
dacitic
dack
dacked
dacker
dackered
dackering
dackers
dacking
dacks
daclizumab
dacoit
dacoities
dacoits
dacoity

Literary usage of Dacites

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1. Research in China by Carnegie Institution of Washington, Bailey Willis, Eliot Blackwelder, Rufus Harvey Sargent, Friedrich Hirth, Charles Doolittle Walcott, Stuart Weller, George Herbert Girty (1907)
"dacites. Hornblende-dacite porphyry, No. 44.—This porphyry is known only as an intrusive in the Sinian limestone north of Sin-t'ai-hien. ..."

2. Igneous Rocks: Composition, Texture and Classification, Description and by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1913)
"Inclusions of glass with one or more gas bubbles are common in the hyaline dacites. Abundance of gas bubbles and of glass inclusions indicates rapid ..."

3. Manual of Geology: Theoretical and Practical by John Phillips (1885)
"dacites are quartz-hornblende andesites. They were associated with quartz-trachytes ... dacites differ from andesite in the character of the ground mass, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.), Royal Society of Victoria (1901)
"that the normal dacites contain an excess of alkaline earths over alkalies, ... A comparison of the mean molecular composition of the dacites quoted by ..."

5. Petrology for Students: An Introduction to the Study of Rocks Under the by Alfred Harker (1908)
"Other dacites are recorded from Leuchars and Wormit Bay in the same district3. Little is known of true dacites among the Lower Palaeozoic lavas of this ..."

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