Definition of Plagioclastic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to plagioclase.

Partainyms: Plagioclase
Derivative terms: Plagioclase



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plagioclastic

plagiarizer
plagiarizers
plagiarizes
plagiarizing
plagiary
plagihedral
plagio-
plagiocephalic
plagiocephalies
plagiocephalism
plagiocephalous
plagioclase
plagioclases
plagioclasic
plagioclastic (current term)
plagioclimax
plagionite
plagiosere
plagioseres
plagiostomatous
plagiostome
plagiostomes
plagiostomi
plagiostomous
plagiotremata
plagiotropic
plagium
plagiums
plagose

Literary usage of Plagioclastic

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1. Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Arkansas by Geological Survey of Arkansas (1891)
"... syenite occurs and constitutes large flat areas similar to those which were characteristic of the latter. Structure. — Macroscopically the plagioclastic ..."

2. Physiography for Advanced Students by Arthur Thomas Simmons (1898)
"It is a difficult matter to tell one plagioclastic felspar from another, especially under the microscope, but orthoclase is distinguished easily enough from ..."

3. The Student's Lyell: A Manual of Elementary Geology by Charles Lyell, John Wesley Judd (1896)
"plagioclastic and showing lamellar twinning in polarised light. ... plagioclastic with lamellar twinning. Common in acid and intermediate rocks. ..."

4. The Geology of England and Wales: With Notes on the Physical Features of the by Horace Bolingbroke Woodward, Edwin Tulley Newton (1887)
"plagioclastic Felspar (probably Oligoclase), Augite, Chlorite, Magnetite, ... plagioclastic Felspar, Enstatite, etc. Since the Pyroxene in Norite and in ..."

5. An Introduction to the Study of Rocks by Lazarus Fletcher (1898)
"The name dolerite is now given to rocks, composed of plagioclastic felspar and augite, which may be regarded as structurally intermediate between the ..."

6. Granites and Greenstones: A Series of Tables and Notes for Students of Petrology by Frank Rutley (1894)
"... optic axial plane varies progressively from albite at one end to anorthite at the other end of the series. The extinction angles of the plagioclastic ..."

7. How to Work with the Microscope by Lionel Smith Beale (1880)
"... by sharp and definite margins, such as those which result from twinning, when twinned crystals are viewed by polarised light. In the plagioclastic ..."

8. Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Arkansas by Geological Survey of Arkansas (1891)
"... syenite occurs and constitutes large flat areas similar to those which were characteristic of the latter. Structure. — Macroscopically the plagioclastic ..."

9. Physiography for Advanced Students by Arthur Thomas Simmons (1898)
"It is a difficult matter to tell one plagioclastic felspar from another, especially under the microscope, but orthoclase is distinguished easily enough from ..."

10. The Student's Lyell: A Manual of Elementary Geology by Charles Lyell, John Wesley Judd (1896)
"plagioclastic and showing lamellar twinning in polarised light. ... plagioclastic with lamellar twinning. Common in acid and intermediate rocks. ..."

11. The Geology of England and Wales: With Notes on the Physical Features of the by Horace Bolingbroke Woodward, Edwin Tulley Newton (1887)
"plagioclastic Felspar (probably Oligoclase), Augite, Chlorite, Magnetite, ... plagioclastic Felspar, Enstatite, etc. Since the Pyroxene in Norite and in ..."

12. An Introduction to the Study of Rocks by Lazarus Fletcher (1898)
"The name dolerite is now given to rocks, composed of plagioclastic felspar and augite, which may be regarded as structurally intermediate between the ..."

13. Granites and Greenstones: A Series of Tables and Notes for Students of Petrology by Frank Rutley (1894)
"... optic axial plane varies progressively from albite at one end to anorthite at the other end of the series. The extinction angles of the plagioclastic ..."

14. How to Work with the Microscope by Lionel Smith Beale (1880)
"... by sharp and definite margins, such as those which result from twinning, when twinned crystals are viewed by polarised light. In the plagioclastic ..."

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