Definition of Felsitic

1. a. relating to, composed of, or containing, felsite.



Definition of Felsitic

1. Adjective. Relating to, or containing, felsite. ¹

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Definition of Felsitic

1. felsite [adj] - See also: felsite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Felsitic

felonies
felonious
feloniously
feloniousness
feloniousnesses
felonous
felonries
felonry
felons
felonwort
felony
felos-de-se
felsic
felsite
felsites
felsitic (current term)
felspar
felspars
felspath
felspathic
felstone
felstones
felt
felt-tip
felt-tip pen
felt-tip pens
felt-tipped
felt-tipped pen
felt-tipped pens
felt-tipping

Literary usage of Felsitic

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1. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1905)
"If anything, it looks rather more like the felsitic lavas than they do. ... bound together by matter partly felsitic (giving aggregate polarisation) and ..."

2. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1906)
"HITHERTO the felsitic Agglomerate has been regarded as a well marked bed lying between the Blackbrook rocks below, and the Beacon Series above. ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1908)
"It is possible to trace the felsitic Agglomerate as a dis-tinct series of rocks ... It is found that these felsitic rocks have been intruded into by igneous ..."

4. Agricultural Geology by Frederick Valentine Emerson (1920)
"8. Porphyries usually have a mottled appearance since the ground mass and the phenocrysts are ordinarily of different colors. felsitic Texture. ..."

5. Geology by Alexander Henry Green (1882)
"Thus some Felsite is a very intimate mixture of minute crystals of Quartz and Orthoclase. Such felsitic matter shows under crossed Nicols ..."

6. Geological Studies: Or, Elements of Geology. For High Schools, Colleges by Alexander Winchell (1886)
"I. felsitic Rocks. We have picked up from time to time various round, smooth, and exceedingly fine-grained bowlders, to which we ought now to direct our ..."

7. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The texture is sometimes quite crystalline; in other cases it shows a felsitic ground-mass. Except that the so-called diabases are confined to ..."

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