Definition of Fahlband

1. n. A stratum in crystalline rock, containing metallic sulphides.



Definition of Fahlband

1. Noun. (geology) A stratum in crystalline rock that contains metallic sulfides. ¹

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Definition of Fahlband

1. a band or stratum of rock impregnated with metallic sulfides [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fahlband

1. 1. A stratum in crystalline rock, containing metallic sulphides. Origin: G, fr. Fahl dun-coloured + band a band. 2. Same as Tetrahedrite. Origin: G. Fahlerz; fahl dun-coloured, fallow + erz ore. (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fahlband

fagoted
fagoter
fagoters
fagoting
fagotings
fagots
fagotti
fagotto
fags
fagtard
fagtards
fah
faham
faheyite
fahlband (current term)
fahlbands
fahleite
fahlerz
fahlerzes
fahlore
fahlores
fahlunite
fahlunites
fahs
faible
faibles
faience
faiences
faik

Literary usage of Fahlband

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

1. The Principles of Economic Geology by William Harvey Emmons (1918)
"The term "fahlband" was first applied to belts in which disseminated deposits of pyrite, pyrrhotite, ..."

2. The Principles of Economic Geology by William Harvey Emmons (1918)
"The term "fahlband" was first applied to belts in which disseminated deposits of pyrite, pyrrhotite, ..."

3. The Deposits of the Useful Minerals & Rocks: Their Origin, Form, and Content by Franz Heinrich August Beyschlag, Johan Herman Lie Vogt (1914)
"mg as they do both in strike and 'rte, the extension of the fahlband ug the relation between the whole beil. uS?* between the two is best described ..."

4. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1900)
"The ore body here is practically a fahlband, with no definite walls bnt merging into ihe ... The miin fahlband is at various points from 30 to 75 feet wide, ..."

5. The Nature of Ore Deposits by Richard Beck (1905)
"This fahlband quartzite contains, besides the predominant quartz, much brown mica, and is penetrated by numerous crystals of brown tourmaline, ..."

6. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1917)
"A heavy fahlband strikes north of east along the contact of a coarse ... The fahlband continues into the adjoining lot to the east along a contact of ..."

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