Definition of Jaspilite

1. n. A compact siliceous rock resembling jasper.

Definition of Jaspilite

1. Noun. (minerology) A compact siliceous rock resembling jasper. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jaspilite

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Medical Definition of Jaspilite

1. A compact siliceous rock resembling jasper. Origin: Jasper. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jaspilite

jasperizations
jasperize
jasperized
jasperizes
jasperizing
jasperoid
jasperoids
jasperous
jaspers
jasperware
jasperwares
jaspery
jaspes
jaspidean
jaspideous
jaspilite (current term)
jaspilites
jaspis
jaspises
jasplakinolide
jaspoid
jasponyx
jasps
jaspé
jass
jasses
jassid
jassids
jasy
jataka

Literary usage of Jaspilite

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1. Principles of North American Pre-Cambrian Geology by Charles Richard Van Hise, Leander Miller Hoskins (1896)
"... and they do not closely resemble the hornblende-gneisses derived from eruptives by dynamic and other metamorphic processes. Ferruginous chert, jaspilite ..."

2. Report of the State Board of Geological Survey for the Years 1891 and 1892 by Carl Ludwig Rominger, Charles E. Wright, Marshman Edward Wadsworth, Michigan Geological Survey (1893)
"The strongest evidence that the jaspilite at Ishpeming and Negaunee is of Republic age is the similar rock associations which the ..."

3. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"The greatest light upon the origin of the jaspilite has been thrown by Van Hise and Irving, who worked into the problem from the Penokee-Gogebic Range of ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1918)
"The layers of oolitic cherty ferric oxide in the jaspilite were probably original and were not formed by the alteration of ferrous silicate ..."

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