Definition of Sienites

1. sienite [n] - See also: sienite



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sienites

siegelike
siegenite
sieger
siegers
sieges
siegework
siegeworks
sieging
sield
sieleckiite
siemens
siemens-martin process
sien
sience
sienite
sienites (current term)
sienitic
sienna
siennas
siens
sient
sients
sierozem
sierozems
sierra
sierra leone
sierran
sierras
sies
siesmicity

Literary usage of Sienites

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

1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1860)
"The Potsdam rests on both without disturbance; neither do I in this region find evidences of protrusion of the granites and sienites among the slates. ..."

2. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1860)
"Along the boundary between the sienites and the azoic rocks, long narrow spurs run out from each into the other, alternating in such a manner that I have ..."

3. Geology and Industrial Resources of California by Philip Thomas Tyson, George Horatio Derby, Edward Otho Cresap Ord, Persifor Frazer Smith, Theodore Talbot, Robert Stockton Williamson, Bennett Riley (1851)
"Leaving the Yuba, a very elevated and rugged region was traversed .for some miles, consisting of sienites principally. The numerous ravines were of no great ..."

4. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1838)
"A part of these rocks were assuredly nothing else than hypersthene-sienites, in which the hypersthene had been mistaken for a ..."

5. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1838)
"A part of these rocks were assuredly nothing else than hypersthene-sienites, in which the hypersthene had been mistaken for a ..."

6. Report on the Geology of the Coast Mountains, and Part of the Sierra Nevada by Geological Survey of California, John Boardman Trask (1854)
"... and on the northeast, by coarse granites and sienites, at times composed almost exclusively of massive hornblende, and at others considerable quantities ..."

7. Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive by United States Congress. Senate (1850)
"Leaving the Yuba, a very elevated and rugged region was traversed for some miles, consisting of sienites principally. The numerous ravines •were of no great ..."

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