Definition of Monzonites
1. monzonite [n] - See also: monzonite
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Literary usage of Monzonites
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"... some biotite-granite-gneiss are associated with the granodiorites and quartz-monzonites of the Sierra Madre. Hornblende-schist and gar- ..."
2. Igneous Rocks: Composition, Texture and Classification, Description and by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1913)
"In the monzonites, diorites and gabbros the alkali-feldspar present in the mode is almost wholly orthoclase, the albite combining almost completely with the ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Many authors believe that this variety of types is associated with the fact that the monzonites occupy a middle place as regards their chemical composition ..."
4. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1919)
"... are believed to be entitled to most confidence, because the easier accessibility of this part of the region facilitated the mapping. QUARTZ monzonites. ..."
5. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1916)
"11), they seldom, if ever, cut the porphyritic or granitic monzonites. The writer believes that they represent that part of the monzonite magma which ..."
6. Igneous Rocks and Their Origin by Reginald Aldworth Daly (1914)
"In the present chapter we shall also include the monzonites and their extrusive equivalents in the syenite clan, without necessarily taking sides on the ..."