Definition of Propylite

1. Noun. (minerology) A form of andesite modified by hydrothermal processes ¹



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Definition of Propylite

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Propylite

propylaeums
propylamine
propylamines
propylammonium
propylammoniums
propylbenzene
propylbenzenes
propylene
propylene glycol
propylene oxide
propylenes
propylhexedrine
propylic
propylidene
propylidenes
propylite (current term)
propylites
propylitization
propylitizations
propylketobemidone
propylon
propylons
propyls
propylthiouracil
propyne
propyphenazone
propædeutic
proratable
prorate
prorated

Literary usage of Propylite

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1. Manual of Geology: Theoretical and Practical by John Phillips, Robert Etheridge (1885)
"propylite is more easily decomposed than any other volcanic rock, forming white, yellow, and red clays. North of Tuscarora it is overlain by rhyolite. ..."

2. Manual of Geology: Theoretical and Practical by John Phillips, Robert Etheridge, Harry Govier Seeley (1885)
"propylite is more easily decomposed than any other volcanic rock, ... In the Toyabe range, near Doone Creek, hornblende propylite is overlaid by rhyolite ..."

3. The Natural System of Volcanic Rocks by Ferdinand Richthofen (1868)
"ORDER THIRD—propylite. The rocks of this order have hitherto occupied a very undecided position in the different classifications of rocks proposed, ..."

4. The Natural System of Volcanic Rocks by Ferdinand Richthofen (1868)
"... THIRD—propylite. The rocks of this order have hitherto occupied a very undecided position in the different classifications of rocks proposed, ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1898)
"Analyses of Samples of Soft Decomposed Andesite (propylite) from ... Grayish propylite, showing pyrite in good quantity, 'JO feet from the ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1880)
"He finds that the diorite and propylite are both stratified, and their strata are approximately conformable. They were laid down in the horizontal position, ..."

7. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1898)
"M. Light brown propylite from solid country between Don Pedro vein and the ... No sulphides visible N. Gray propylite with black stringer J inch wide, ..."

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