Definition of Galenoid
1. pertaining to galena [adj] - See also: galena
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galenoid
Literary usage of Galenoid
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on Mineralogy by Charles Upham Shepard (1857)
"Surface, the cube and the galenoid (fig. 669) streaked parallel to the edges of combination with the octahedron. Sometimes subject to tarnish. ..."
2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"This form is called the triakis-octahedron (also pyramidal octahedron, galenoid). Fi;t. 183 shows the form 2O. ..."
3. Geology by Alexander Henry Green (1882)
"... or the galenoid. The student must draw on a large scale a figure which shows the faces in all the octants. ..."
4. Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A Series of Treatises on the Principles of by William Somerville Orr (1855)
"... and by Haidinger, galenoid, аз a characteristic form of galena, is a solid bounded by twenty-four isosceles triangles. Solid Angles. ..."
5. Mineralogy and Crystallography: Being a Classification of Crystals by James Tennant, Walter Mitchell (1860)
"... and by Haidinger, galenoid, as a characteristic form of galena, is a solid bounded by twenty-four isosceles triangles. Fig. 32. Solid Angles,—It has six ..."