Definition of Picritic
1. picrite [adj] - See also: picrite
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Literary usage of Picritic
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Modern Lithology Illustrated and Defined: For the Use of University by Ernest Howard Adye (1907)
"picritic-Serpentine, Clicker Tor, Menheniot, Cornwall, x 25.—This remarkable rock exhibits with the utmost clearness the conversion of a picrite of the ..."
2. Lavas of Hawaii and Their Relations by Whitman Cross (1915)
"picritic basalts of Mauna Loa and Haleakala.—Two of the most basic lavas of the large centers are cited in Division XIH. The Mauna Loa flow of 1852 is ..."
3. Igneous Rocks: Composition, Texture and Classification, Description and by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1913)
"... or picritic. There are also dikes of nephelite-syenite and augite-syenite. At Lausitz there are dikes and flows of nephelite-basalts, ..."
4. Igneous Rocks and Their Origin by Reginald Aldworth Daly (1914)
"... and picrite are gravitative differentiates of "basaltic" tesche- nite magma. Tyrrell has explained a picritic phase of the ..."
5. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1915)
"Composed of olivine, augite, labradorite, magnetite, and a ferritic base. PR 0.1865. J. picritic basalt, west rim of crater of Haleakala, Maui. ..."