Definition of Hypersthenes

1. Noun. (plural of hypersthene) ¹



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Definition of Hypersthenes

1. hypersthene [n] - See also: hypersthene

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypersthenes

hyperspectral
hyperspeed
hypersphere
hyperspheres
hyperspherical
hypersphyxia
hypersplenism
hypersplenisms
hypersplit
hypersplits
hyperstabilization
hyperstatic
hyperstaticity
hypersteatosis
hypersthene
hypersthenes (current term)
hypersthenia
hypersthenic
hypersthenuria
hyperstimulate
hyperstimulated
hyperstimulates
hyperstimulating
hyperstimulation
hyperstimulus
hyperstoichiometric
hyperstress
hyperstresses
hyperstructural
hyperstructure

Literary usage of Hypersthenes

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

1. Petrographical and Geological Investigations of Certain Transvaal Norites by James Alexander Leo Henderson (1898)
"... this pyroxene strongly resembles the previous hypersthenes of the ... of lime, and it is remarkable that the three hypersthenes treated of in this paper ..."

2. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1894)
"... of lath-like plagioclase, augite and magnetite, with occasional olivines and frequently hypersthenes. One of the slides shows a ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.), Royal Society of Victoria (1901)
"The hypersthenes are often deeply corroded by the granulitic base. ... The hypersthenes are large and include plagioclase microliths. ..."

4. Microscopical Physiography of the Rock-making Minerals: An Aid to the by Harry Rosenbusch (1889)
"For the hypersthenes a is red- dish brown, 5 is reddish yellow, c is green ; the absorption is slightly pronounced. The pleochroism diminishes rapidly as ..."

5. Microscopical Physiography of the Rock-making Minerals: An Aid to the by Harry Rosenbusch (1888)
"For the hypersthenes a is reddish brown, b is reddish yellow, c is green ; the absorption is slightly pronounced. The pleochroism diminishes rapidly as the ..."

6. The Geology and Petrography of Crater Lake National Park by Joseph Silas Diller, Horace Bushnell Patton (1902)
"These hypersthenes of the ground- mass are sharp, and they frequently show flat terminations. They contain magnetite and also glass inclusions with bubbles. ..."

7. The Old Red Sandstone: To which is Appended a Series of Geological Papers by Hugh Miller (1858)
"... several creations at once before us The shore, too, is heaped with rolled fragments of almos every variety of rock, — basalts, ironstones, hypersthenes, ..."

8. Rocks and Rock Minerals: A Manual of the Elements of Petrology Without the by Louis Valentine Pirsson (1913)
"The hypersthenes are most certainly told from other pyroxenes by making a chemical test to prove the absence of lime or at least its presence in only minute ..."

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