Definition of Peridotes
1. peridote [n] - See also: peridote
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peridotes
Literary usage of Peridotes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Popular Science Monthly (1874)
"The specific gravity of granite is from 2.64 to 2.76; of basalt, 2.9 to 3.1; the peridotes, 3.3 to 3.44 ; and the heavy meteors from 7 to 8. ..."
2. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1874)
"The specific gravity of grauite is from 2.64 to 2.76 ; of basalt, 2.9 to 3.1 ; the peridotes, 3.3 to 3.44 ; and the heavy meteors from 7 to 8. ..."
3. Rocks and Rock Minerals: A Manual of the Elements of Petrology Without the by Louis Valentine Pirsson (1913)
"... those magmas which, under different physical conditions, would have solidified as gabbros, peridotes, dolerites and (in part) diorites. ..."
4. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1851)
"... and Paras topazes, tourmalines aud opals, about fifty specimens, all finely cut, and measuring from one to two inches in length ; peridotes anil ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"They bear some resemblance to peridotes and tourmalines, but are deficient in hardness. OCCAM, WILLIAM OF (dc 1349), the great English schoolman (Doctor ..."
6. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Indiaby Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1901)
"McMahon. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA. Fig- 5- Memoirs. Vol. XXXI. PI. 18. peridotes AND SERPENTINES ..."