Definition of Quartzites

1. Noun. (plural of quartzite) ¹



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Definition of Quartzites

1. quartzite [n] - See also: quartzite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quartzites

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quartz lamp
quartz mill
quartz mining
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quartz schist
quartz wedge
quartzes
quartzier
quartziest
quartziferous
quartzine
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quartzing
quartzite
quartzites (current term)
quartzitic
quartzless
quartzlike
quartzofeldspathic
quartzoid
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quartzose
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quaruba
quarubas
quas
quasar
quasarlike

Literary usage of Quartzites

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1. A Handbook of Rocks, for Use Without the Microscope by James Furman Kemp (1908)
"There is no essential difference in the analyses of quartzites and sandstones, ... Comparatively few analyses of quartzites have been made in America ..."

2. A Handbook of Rocks, for Use Without the Microscope by James Furman Kemp (1900)
"There is no essential difference in the analyses of quartzites and sandstones, ... Comparatively few analyses of quartzites have been made in America. ..."

3. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1894)
"Mr. Rutley thinks that it is needful to separate the rocks termed quartzites into two groups, including in the one indurated sandstones or true ..."

4. Bulletin by Geological Survey of Western Australia (1900)
"The Ravensthorpe Range consists of much altered, probably sedimentary, rocks, since changed into banded quartzites, and now covered with nodular ironstones ..."

5. Engineering Geology: By Heinrich Ries and Thomas L. Watson by Heinrich Ries, Thomas Leonard Watson (1914)
"Sandstones and quartzites Sandstones and quartzites, as already stated, ... Sandstones and quartzites always show a bedded structure, but the layers are not ..."

6. Geological Report of the Midland Counties of North Carolina by North Carolina State Geologist (1856)
"The formations of the midland counties which occupy the largest extent of surface, are slates and silicious rocks which have been called quartzites. ..."

7. A Manual of the Geology of India: Chiefly Compiled from the Observations of by Geological Survey of India, Henry Benedict Medlicott, William Thomas Blanford (1893)
"In each of the groups of the Cuddapah series sandstones or quartzites prevail at the base and earthy deposits forming shales or slates above, ..."

8. Geologisches Zentralblatt (1908)
"The highly folded sandstones and quartzites of the Victoria River, Blunder Bay, and Mac Adam Range are considered to the Ordovician. IV. ..."

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