Definition of Haplite
1. aplite [n -S] - See also: aplite
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haplite
Literary usage of Haplite
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1904)
"The granite (haplite) and quartz-felsite, according to him, are intruded into ... Seams of quartz and feldspar (haplite) alternate with seams of biotite and ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1894)
"The transition is from a gabbro to a diorite with biotite and quartz; and the extreme variety is that form of granite called haplite, the range in silica ..."
3. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"... Aplite or haplite = a granite containing little or no mica ; Greisen = a granite with little or no felspar—aplite and greisen are usually met with as ..."
4. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"Giant-granite or Pegmatite = any very coarse-grained granite — granites of this kind very frequently show pegmatitic structure ; Aplite or haplite — a ..."
5. A Handbook of Rocks for Use Without the Microscope by James Furman Kemp (1918)
"Haplo- is derived from the Greek word for simple and has long been used in this sense in aplite and not so long in haplite as noted earlier in the Glossary. ..."
6. A Handbook of Rocks, for Use Without the Microscope by James Furman Kemp (1908)
"haplite, a name proposed by L. Fletcher for that variety of granite which consists of quartz and potash feldspar. The name is derived from the Greek for ..."