Definition of Granulites

1. Noun. (plural of granulite) ¹



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Definition of Granulites

1. granulite [n] - See also: granulite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Granulites

granulation
granulation tissue
granulationes
granulationes arachnoideales
granulations
granulator
granulators
granule
granule cell
granule cell of connective tissue
granule cells
granules
granuliferous
granuliform
granulite
granulites (current term)
granulitic
granulo-
granuloblast
granuloblastosis
granulocyte
granulocyte-colony-stimulating factor
granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor
granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factors
granulocytes
granulocytic
granulocytic leukaemia
granulocytic leukemia
granulocytic sarcoma
granulocytic series

Literary usage of Granulites

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The felspar of the granulites is mostly orthoclase or crypto- perthite; microcline, ... It should be remembered that though granulites are probably the ..."

2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1902)
"The calcite and lime-silicates found near the junctions are not the result of alteration of minerals composing the granulites. Contact-metamorphic relations ..."

3. Annual Report of the Geological Commission by George Steuart Corstorphine, Arthur William Rogers (1908)
"GREY granulites. crops, and they were not noticed again to the south-east, though they are very conspicuous on Blaauw Puts to the north-west. ..."

4. Petrology for Students: An Introduction to the Study of Rocks Under the by Alfred Harker (1897)
"The pyroxene-granulites are rich in irregular, often rounded, ... A frequent peculiarity in all the granulites is the occurrence of what have been styled ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1908)
"A part of the granulites correspond chemically to known types of granite. ... Chemically the granulites may be divided into two groups: one containing the ..."

6. Geologisches Zentralblatt (1904)
"A curious group, in some respects intermediate between the limestones and granulites, includes rocks whose essential elements are diopside. mica, amphibole, ..."

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