Definition of Laccoliths

1. Noun. (plural of laccolith) ¹



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Definition of Laccoliths

1. laccolith [n] - See also: laccolith

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laccoliths

lac
lac dye
lac sulfuris
lac vaccinum
lac wax
lacca
laccase
laccases
laccate
lacceroic
lacceroic acid
laccic
laccin
laccolith
laccolithic
laccoliths (current term)
lace
lace-bark
lace-curtain
lace-flower vine
lace-leaf
lace-up
lace-winged
lace bug
lace curtain
lace curtains
lace fern
lace into
lace making
lace monitor

Literary usage of Laccoliths

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1. Igneous Rocks and Their Origin by Reginald Aldworth Daly (1914)
"Differentiation in laccoliths and Intrusive Sheets.—Many thick laccoliths and sheets show tellingly not only the reality of large-scale assimilation but ..."

2. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"laccoliths of North America. Sills or Intrusive Sheets appear to be much-denuded laccoliths. Necks or Pipes of Eruption—their General Phenomena. ..."

3. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1910)
"laccoliths of North America. Sills or Intrusive Sheets appear to be much-denuded laccoliths. Necks or Pipes of Eruption—their General Phenomena. ..."

4. Engineering Geology: By Heinrich Ries and Thomas L. Watson by Heinrich Ries, Thomas Leonard Watson (1914)
"laccoliths. — A laccolith is a lenticular or dome-shaped mass of igneous rock intruded between ... 52. the general structure of laccoliths due probably, ..."

5. A Study of Ore Deposits for the Practical Miner: With Descriptions of Ore by James Philip Wallace (1908)
"It is in this way that laccoliths are formed. (Seep. 129.) Not infrequently these lines of weakness along bedding-planes have been previously widened by ..."

6. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1905)
"Those who have made actual researches among laccoliths, and have preserved the term "laccolith" with the original meaning of Gilbert's broader definition, ..."

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