Definition of Felstone

1. n. See Felsite.



Definition of Felstone

1. Noun. (minerology) felsite ¹

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Definition of Felstone

1. felsite [n -S] - See also: felsite

Medical Definition of Felstone

1. See Felsite. Origin: From G. Feldstein, in analogy with E. Felspar. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Felstone Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Felstone

felonous
felonries
felonry
felons
felonwort
felony
felos-de-se
felsic
felsite
felsites
felsitic
felspar
felspars
felspath
felspathic
felstone (current term)
felstones
felt
felt-tip
felt-tip pen
felt-tip pens
felt-tipped
felt-tipped pen
felt-tipped pens
felt-tipping
felt-tips
felt fern
felt fungus
felt grain
felt hat

Literary usage of Felstone

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1. Reports on the Physical, Descriptive, and Economic Geology of British Guiana by Charles Barrington Brown, James Gay Sawkins, Geological Survey of Great Britain (1875)
"Quartz-porphyry and felstone. In some layers the quartz crystals are well developed in the form of double hexagonal pyramids, ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"A beautiful brown porphyritic felstone occurs at Buchan Ness, on the coast of Aberdeenshire ; while a rock closely resembling the antique green porphyry is ..."

3. Geology by Alexander Henry Green (1882)
"the essential point about such a rock is that it is a felstone, ... A typical felstone is essentially composed of Orthoclase and Quartz, but the crystals or ..."

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