Definition of Steatites

1. Noun. (plural of steatite) ¹



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Definition of Steatites

1. steatite [n] - See also: steatite

Lexicographical Neighbors of Steatites

stearin
stearine
stearines
stearing
stearins
stearolic
stearone
stearones
stearoptene
stearoptenes
stearoyl
stearoyls
stears
stearyl
steatite
steatites (current term)
steatitic
steatocystoma
steatohepatitis
steatoma
steatomas
steatomata
steatomatous
steatopyga
steatopygia
steatopygian
steatopygias
steatopygic
steatopygous

Literary usage of Steatites

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

1. Elements of Mineralogy by Richard Kirwan (1810)
"The white steatites of Cape Lizard in Cornwall, ... An. 1784, 429, under the name of steatites of ..."

2. The Panorama of Science and Art: Embracing the Sciences of Aerostation by James Smith (1815)
"steatites. to its difference of colours, that the colour of the granite is owing. ... steatites becomes harder and whiter in the fire, and in its hardened ..."

3. A Practical Essay on the Analysis of Minerals: Exemplifying the Best Methods by Friedrich Christian Accum (1809)
"Stones containing magnesia in considerable quantity are : Serpentines, steatites or ... steatites ..."

4. The Chemical Works of Caspar Neumann .. by Caspar Neumann, William Lewis (1773)
"The steatites, or Sope-rock, is faid to be plentiful in fome parts of England, particularly in Cornwall. It is in general fo foft as to be ..."

5. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1806)
"Analysis of the Lard Stone, and other steatites ... (which has hitherto been considered as a necessary com« ponent part of steatites, on which depended ..."

6. A Preliminary Report on the Geology of New Brunswick: Together with a by Henry Youle Hind (1865)
"... HORNBLENDE ROCK, with GARNETS ; MAGNETIC IRON IN DOI,ORITE - COPPER PYRITES ; OPHIOLITES, (Serpentines); steatites ; CHLORITES ; MAQ- ..."

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