Definition of Mylonites

1. Noun. (plural of mylonite) ¹



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Definition of Mylonites

1. mylonite [n] - See also: mylonite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mylonites

myg
mygale
mygales
myiases
myiasis
mylar
mylars
myletis
mylodon
mylodons
mylodont
mylodontid
mylodonts
mylohyoid
mylonite
mylonites (current term)
mylonitic
mym
myna
myna bird
mynah
mynah bird
mynahs
mynas
mynchen
mynchens
myncheries
mynchery
mynde
myndes

Literary usage of Mylonites

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1. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1910)
"mylonites, Friction-breccias. Determination of Rocks in the Field. General Characters of Argillaceous, Calcareous, Siliceous, and Fels- pathic Rocks. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"mylonites occur in regions where there has c-;en considerable metamorphism. Thrust planes and great reversed faults are often bounded by rocks which have ..."

3. Radionuclide Retention in Geologic Media: Workshop Proceedings, Oskarshamn by Svensk kärnbränslehantering AB., OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2002)
"Thus similarly to the large scale, mylonites tend to focus and ... Moreover, as shown in Figure 4, fractures along pre-existing mylonites tend to be longer ..."

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