Definition of Quartzy

1. a. Quartzose.



Definition of Quartzy

1. Adjective. Resembling or containing quartz. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quartzy

1. like quartz [adj QUARTZIER, QUARTZIEST]

Medical Definition of Quartzy

1. Quartzose. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quartzy

quartziest
quartziferous
quartzine
quartzines
quartzing
quartzite
quartzites
quartzitic
quartzless
quartzlike
quartzofeldspathic
quartzoid
quartzoids
quartzose
quartzous
quartzy (current term)
quaruba
quarubas
quas
quasar
quasarlike
quasars
quases
quash
quashable
quashed
quashee
quashees
quasher
quashers

Literary usage of Quartzy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Gazetteer of the Territories Under the Government of the East-India by Edward Thornton (1854)
"... or rather quartzy 1 journ. A«. Soc. sandstone, and greywacke slate." Herbert.4 however, maintains IL'nz. 1812, clii. . . of'mmn'ia^'tt"^ considered ..."

2. Outlines of an Attempt to Establish a Knowledge of Extraneous Fossils on by William Martin (1809)
"... in which stones of the siliceous order are most abundant. A siliceous soil may be a. 144. quartzy ( S. ..."

3. A Report on the Geological Survey of Connecticut by Connecticut Geological Survey, Charles Upham Shepard (1837)
"177 quartzy mica-slate. Brownish white. Killingly, Bolles and Tyler's quarry. ... 1796 quartzy mica-slate. Greenish white. Killingly, near Young's factory. ..."

4. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by David Brewster, Robert Jameson, Royal Society of Edinburgh (1819)
"2. ; this has resting upon it a bed of quartzy sandstone, in many parts equally ... Over these are alternations of beds of slate-clay and quartzy sandstone, ..."

5. Grand Feu Ceramics: A Practical Treatise on the Making of Fine Porcelain and by Taxile Doat, Charles Fergus Binns (1905)
"Cobalt blue for gres: Cobalt oxide 3,0 Bougival chalk 14,1 Feldspar from the Pyrenees 42,1 *• oxidising quartzy sand of Nemours 27,2 Dry clayey kaolin of ..."

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