Definition of Agatoid
1. agate [adj] - See also: agate
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agatoid
Literary usage of Agatoid
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of Progress for by Geological Survey of Canada (1879)
"... the nuclei of which contain granular feldspar or quartz. The greenish rings in the agatoid layers may be epidote. ..."
2. Report by Tasmania Dept. of Mines (1902)
"Greenish and agatoid varieties were seen, but no specimens of precious opal, and I was assured at Both well that the true fire had not been seen in any of ..."
3. The Mineral Industry (1899)
"The common and valueless variety of opal, which does not exhibit the prismatic colors, occurs in tints of pinkish brown and yellow, and often shows agatoid ..."
4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.), Royal Society of Victoria (1897)
"... a frequently occurring porphyry, with a slate-colored matrix, containing small crystals of quartz and a little felspar, a very red granite, and agatoid ..."
5. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay by Asiatic Society of Bombay (1862)
"... being based on a more or less agatoid conglomerate. However, as all this is but conjecture, and the Rajpipla Hills are now, by the railroad, ..."
6. Geological record (1887)
"Geol. France, ser. 3, t. vii. pp. 11, 12 ; and, in Spanish, in Bail. Com. Map. geol. Espan. t. vi. pp. 29-31. Describes agatoid phosphorite, of hydrothermal ..."
7. Michigan: Being Condensed Popular Sketches of the Topography, Climate and by Alexander Winchell (1873)
"... consisting of a mass of cherty and agatoid pebbles. This occupies the place of the " Oriskany Sandstone " of New York, though not yet identified with it ..."
8. Precious Stones Considered in Their Scientific and Artistic Relations: With by Arthur Herbert Church, Chaucey Hare Townshend, Victoria and Albert museum (1883)
"The common or non-prismatic opal is found of many hues, rose-coloured, green, milky, agatoid, and with dendritic markings. ..."