Definition of Picrites

1. Noun. (plural of picrite) ¹



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Definition of Picrites

1. picrite [n] - See also: picrite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Picrites

picqueters
picquets
picra
picramate
picramates
picramic
picramic acid
picras
picrate
picrated
picrates
picrete
picric
picric acid
picrite
picrites (current term)
picritic
picro-Mallory trichrome stain
picrobasalt
picrobasalts
picrocarmine
picrocarmine stain
picrocrocin
picrocrocine
picroformol
picroformol fixative
picrol
picrolite
picrolites
picromel

Literary usage of Picrites

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1. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1905)
"Peridotites and picrites The serpentine rock which outcrops on lot 9 in the third concession of Mann, and on the Frederick House river at the Three Portages ..."

2. British Petrography: With Special Reference to the Igneous Rocks by Jethro Justinian Harms Teall (1888)
"Coloured varieties of augite occur in the picrites of the Western Isles of ... The coloured augite of the picrites usually occurs in large irregular plates. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"A small amount of basic plagioclase occurs in many picrites; apatite, iron oxides, chromite and spinels are minor ingredients seldom altogether absent. ..."

4. Lithological Studies: A Description and Classification of the Rocks of the by Marshman Edward Wadsworth (1884)
"The cases in which higher percentages are found are apparently due to incorrect analyses, or, in the main, to the picrites and two serpentines which are ..."

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