Definition of Saxonite

1. n. See Mountain soap, under Mountain.



Definition of Saxonite

1. Noun. (mineralogy mostly plural) mountain soap ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saxonite

1. igneous rock [n -S]

Medical Definition of Saxonite

1. See Mountain soap, under Mountain. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Saxonite Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saxonite

saxicolous plant
saxifraga
saxifragaceous
saxifrage
saxifrage family
saxifrages
saxifragous
saxion
saxions
saxist
saxists
saxitoxin
saxitoxins
saxon
saxonies
saxonite (current term)
saxonites
saxophone
saxophones
saxophonic
saxophonist
saxophonists
saxophony
saxtuba
saxtubas
say
say-so
say again
say cheese
say farewell

Literary usage of Saxonite

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1. Lithological Studies: A Description and Classification of the Rocks of the by Marshman Edward Wadsworth (1884)
"It is, then, proposed here to designate all these rocks by the term saxonite, from the country in which the terrestrial form was first so well described by ..."

2. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1917)
"The two rocks have such common peculiarities as the luster-mottling and the central dusting of the hornblende. saxonite. A great block of black ..."

3. The Occurrence and Distribution of Corundum in the United States, by Joseph Hyde Pratt (1901)
"There is, however, little tendency for the alumina to unite with magnesia to form double CORUNDUM IN BIOTITE, CONTACT ON saxonite. Ai the asbestos quarry ..."

4. The Occurrence and Distribution of Corundum in the United States by Joseph Hyde Pratt (1901)
"CORUNDUM IN BIOTITE, CONTACT ON saxonite. At the asbestos quarry near Pelham, Mass., there is a large lens of the igneous ..."

5. The Educational Series of Rock Specimens, Collected and Distributed by the by Joseph Silas Diller (1898)
"The following analyses of the saxonite (I) and of the olivine (II) it contains were made by Г. W. Clarke, of the United States logical Survey: nf ..."

6. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1920)
"Perhaps the most common type in California and Oregon is saxonite, ... This form of peridotite (saxonite) is dominant in Nickel Mountain,2 3 mi. northwest ..."

7. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1905)
"For the saxonite and serpentine of Pelham, Shutesbury, and New Salem, however, Professor Emerson finds quite a different origin. ..."

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