Definition of Staurolites

1. Noun. (plural of staurolite) ¹

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Definition of Staurolites

1. staurolite [n] - See also: staurolite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Staurolites

staumrel
staumrels
staunch
staunched
stauncher
staunches
staunchest
staunching
staunchly
staunchness
staunchnesses
staurikosaur
staurikosaurus
staurobaryte
staurolite
staurolites (current term)
staurolitic
stauroscope
stauroscopes
staurosporine
staurotide
staurotides
staus
stave
stave-rhyme
stave-rhymed
stave-rhymes
stave church
stave in
stave off

Literary usage of Staurolites

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Precious Stones; a Book of Reference for Jewellers by Wallis Richard Cattelle (1903)
"Zircon, Garnet, staurolites, Tourmaline, and Topaz of the Brownish-Red Color There should be no ... staurolites are seldom met with, and they are very dark. ..."

2. Precious Stones; a Book of Reference for Jewellers by Wallis Richard Cattelle (1902)
"staurolites are seldom met with, and they are very dark. ... Zircon, staurolites, topaz, and tourmaline are doubly refractive, the two former weak, ..."

3. Precious Stones; a Book of Reference for Jewellers by Wallis Richard Cattelle (1902)
"Zircon, Garnet, staurolites, Tourmaline, and Topaz of the Brownish-Red Color There should be no ... staurolites are seldom met with, and they are very dark. ..."

4. Gems and Precious Stones of North America: A Popular Description of Their by George Frederick Kunz (1890)
"From their resemblance to a cross, these staurolites have found sale abroad as ... The Fannin County staurolites occur twinned in single and double crosses, ..."

5. Research in China by Eliot Blackwelder, Bailey Willis, Rufus Harvey Sargent, Friedrich Hirth, Charles Doolittle Walcott (1907)
"A silky gray schist studded with small red garnets and larger, though much less conspicuous, staurolites. The cleavage is irregular and the laminae are ..."

6. The Story of Our Planet by Thomas George Bonney (1893)
"The rock which contains the belemnites has not undergone any important amount of alteration, and the minerals in it are neither garnets nor staurolites, ..."

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