Definition of Petrographers

1. Noun. (plural of petrographer) ¹

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Definition of Petrographers

1. petrographer [n] - See also: petrographer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petrographers

petrogenetic
petrogenic
petrogenies
petrogeny
petrogeological
petrogeologist
petrogeologists
petrogeology
petroglyph
petroglyphic
petroglyphs
petroglyphy
petrogr.
petrograph
petrographer
petrographers (current term)
petrographic
petrographical
petrographies
petrographs
petrography
petroholic
petroholics
petrohyoid
petrohyoids
petrol
petrol-electric
petrol blue
petrol bomb
petrol bombs

Literary usage of Petrographers

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1. The Ancient Volcanic Rocks of South Mountain, Pennsylvania by Florence Bascom (1896)
"... rather than then- resemblance to that type, has, for the most part, been emphasized by German and French petrographers, there have not been wanting able ..."

2. Report by Tasmania Dept. of Mines (1897)
"This term is not much used now-a-days by Continental petrographers, ... English petrographers (with the exception of Mr. Harker) use the group name dolerite ..."

3. Rocks and Rock Minerals: A Manual of the Elements of Petrology Without the by Louis Valentine Pirsson (1913)
"Second, because granular is used by many petrographers in a technical way as an equivalent to " even-granular" and opposed to porphyritic, while grained ..."

4. Igneous Rocks: Composition, Texture and Classification, Description and by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1913)
"Moreover petrographers do not in general apply their definitions strictly, frequently naming rocks granite when the actual composition differs from their ..."

5. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania by Royal Society of Tasmania (1898)
"This term is not much used now-a-days by Continental petrographers, ... English petrographers (with the exception of Mr. Harker) use the group name dolerite ..."

6. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1903)
"This second publication will be welcomed by all geologists and especially by petrographers, for Dr. Gentil, who is a native of Algiers, has not only spent ..."

7. Quantitative Classification of Igneous Rocks: Based on Chemical and Mineral by Whitman Cross, Joseph Paxson Iddings, Louis Valentine Pirsson, Henry Stephens Washington (1902)
"The discussions of petrographers associated with the International Geological Congress have demonstrated the futility of attempting the regulation of ..."

8. Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and the Museum by Geological Survey of Great Britain (1898)
"The petrographers also confer with the surveyors on the ground. ... But besides assisting the field-work, the petrographers are engaged in determinations ..."

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