Definition of Impregnations
1. impregnation [n] - See also: impregnation
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Impregnations
Literary usage of Impregnations
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on Ore Deposits by Bernhard von Cotta (1870)
"There is no reason, why all kinds of ores may not occur as impregnations; and, in fact, impregnations of the most various kinds are already known. ..."
2. A Treatise on Ore Deposits by John Arthur Phillips (1884)
"impregnations.—impregnations differ from other metalliferous deposits iu not possessing any sharply defined outlines, and they consequently merge gradually ..."
3. The Deposits of the Useful Minerals & Rocks: Their Origin, Form, and Content by Franz Heinrich August Beyschlag, Johan Herman Lie Vogt (1914)
"(rf) impregnations. When solutions containing heavy metals find their way along fissures or bedding-pianos into a bed which, while porous, is not or is only ..."
4. Geology by Alexander Henry Green (1882)
"impregnations, Sometimes, instead of being collected in lodes or stockworks or masses, metallic ores are disseminated through the whole body of beds or ..."
5. Gold: Its Geological Occurrence and Geographical Distribution by James Malcolm Maclaren (1908)
"... Ajax, Independence, and Portland mines. In these cases the ore occurs both in the fissures and in the adjacent country. Fio. 186. impregnations ..."