2. Adjective. Pertaining to porphyria. ¹
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Definition of Porphyric
Lexicographical Neighbors of Porphyric
Literary usage of Porphyric
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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1866)
"The salts of porphyric acid explode when heated. — The neutral ammonia-salt throws down from chloride of barium, chloride of calcium, neutral acetate of ..."
2. Observations on a Tour Through the Highlands and Part of the Western Isles by Thomas Garnett (1811)
"Reddish-coloured compact porphyric lava, forming a layer between two ... Black porphyric lava, magnetic, intersected with belts of red porphyric lava, ..."
3. Travels in England, Scotland, and the Hebrides: Undertaken for the Purpose by Faujas-de-St.-Fond (Barthélemy) (1799)
"Compaft porphyric lava, with a ground t>f deep iron .grey inclining to violet, intermixed with ... porphyric lava, forming a layer between two currents of ..."
4. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1871)
"The native alloy of gold and palladium (p. 326.) porphyric ЛСП». ... porphyric acid is slightly soluble, with red colour, in pure water, insoluble in ..."
5. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1876)
"However, in other places in the same schisto-porphyric rocks we found indications that a part of the quartz has crystallized in situ. ..."
6. Iron Ores of Missouri and Michigan by Raphael Pumpelly, Thomas Benton Brooks, Adolf Schmidt, Regis Chauvenet, Andrew Alexander Blair (1874)
"The porphyric parts are to a great extent converted into green steatite. Many pieces are thus altered ..."
7. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1900)
"Under the head of structure Brogger has three divisions, corresponding essentially to Michel-Levy's granitoid, porphyric, ..."
8. Petrographic Methods: The Authorized English Translation of Part I by Ernst Weinschenk, Robert Watson Clark (1912)
"Even these are more apt to be found among the phenocrysts of porphyric rocks. ... The ground mass of porphyric rocks is generally macroscopically aphanitic ..."