Definition of Diopsides

1. Noun. (plural of diopside) ¹



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Definition of Diopsides

1. diopside [n] - See also: diopside

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diopsides

diols
diomedea
diomignite
dionaea
dionaeas
diones
dionine
dionysia
dionysiac
dionysias
dioon
dioperad
dioperads
diophantine
diopside
diopsides (current term)
diopsidic
dioptase
dioptases
diopter
diopters
dioptometer
dioptometers
dioptra
dioptral
dioptre
dioptres
dioptric
dioptric aberration
dioptrical

Literary usage of Diopsides

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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1922)
"The pyroxenes in the limestones and in the contact zones have, with few exceptions, been regarded as diopsides. Those associated with the granite-limestone ..."

2. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Scientific Study of Minerals by Henry Alexander Miers (1902)
"Many diopsides can be represented as a combination of one molecule CaSiO., with one molecule MgSiO3; but a consideration of the ..."

3. A Summary of Progress in Petrography. in 1887-1896 by William Shirley Bayley, William Herbert Hobbs (1893)
"Crystallographic Study of diopsides.—Some very careful crystallographic observations have been made by A. Schmidt" upon the diopsides of the ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1900)
"One or two of the diopsides show fine oscillatory twinning. The cracks are occupied with calcite or some allied carbonate. There is no real difference ..."

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