Definition of Ferromagnesian

1. Adjective. That contains both iron and magnesium ¹



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Definition of Ferromagnesian

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ferromagnesian

ferroheme
ferrohexahydrite
ferrohexahydrites
ferroholmquistite
ferrohornblende
ferroic
ferroics
ferroin
ferrokaersutite
ferrokentbrooksite
ferrokinesis
ferrokinetic
ferrokinetics
ferrolyomesophase
ferromagnesian (current term)
ferromagnet
ferromagnetic
ferromagnetically
ferromagnetics
ferromagnetism
ferromagnetisms
ferromagnets
ferromanganese
ferromanganeses
ferrometal
ferrometals
ferronematic
ferronickelplatinum
ferroniobium

Literary usage of Ferromagnesian

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1. Metamorphic Geology: A Text-book by Charles Kenneth Leith, Warren Judson Mead (1915)
"QUARTZ-FELDSPAR-ferromagnesian SANDS Cementation of ... The presence of feldspar and ferromagnesian minerals offers opportunity for metasomatic alterations ..."

2. Igneous Rocks and Their Origin by Reginald Aldworth Daly (1914)
"... basalt at the active vent of Reunion has much value in illustration of the general process. (See page 228.) Ultra-ferromagnesian and ..."

3. Rocks and Rock Minerals: A Manual of the Elements of Petrology Without the by Louis Valentine Pirsson (1913)
"The second group b is subdivided on the basis of the relation of the feldspars to the ferromagnesian minerals, into those which contain feldspar, ..."

4. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"According to the nature of the predominant ferromagnesian constituent, the rock is termed Biotite-, Hornblende-, Augite- or Hypersthene-andesite. ..."

5. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"According to the nature of the predominant ferromagnesian constituent, the rock is termed Biotite-, Hornblende-, Augite-, or Hypersthene-andesite. ..."

6. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1900)
"In establishing groups the ferromagnesian minerals, with the exception of ... These ferromagnesian minerals occur throughout the rock series from one end to ..."

7. Igneous Rocks: Composition, Texture and Classification, Description and by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1909)
"BASANITE IH PART Rocks of this group with preponderant ferromagnesian minerals have received no special names. They would be classed as basanites. ..."

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