Definition of Steatitic

1. n. Pertaining to, or of the nature of, steatite; containing or resembling steatite.



Definition of Steatitic

1. Adjective. (minerology) Containing, resembling, or relating to steatite. ¹

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Definition of Steatitic

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Steatitic

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

Literary usage of Steatitic

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

1. British Mineralogy:: Or Coloured Figures Intended to Elucidate the by James Sowerby (1811)
"... steatitic Pitchstone. I WAS favoured with the present specimen from a vale near Clowance Park, in Cornwall, by Phil. Rashleigh, Esq. The outer white ..."

2. A Preliminary Report on the Geology of New Brunswick: Together with a by Henry Youle Hind (1865)
"... arrangement of the Rocks—Intrusive Traps—Copper-bearing Traps—Newer Traps— The Sedimentary Rocks—Conglomerates and Porphyries—steatitic Rocks—The Copper ..."

3. Geological and Mining Report on the Leinster Coal District by Richard John Griffith (1814)
"The pits were so closed up, that it was not possible to determine the relations of this steatitic clay with the stratification of the mountain. ..."

4. Journal of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland by Royal Geological Society of Ireland (1886)
"When the iron ore is hard enough for shooting, the steatitic clay is picked out, ... The steatitic rock over the clay, in places graduates into steatite, ..."

5. A System of Mineralogy, Comprising the Most Recent Discoveries: Comprising by James Dwight Dana (1850)
"308, 318) has analyzed two of them ; but the steatitic portion was probably not pure from some ... He obtained, for a steatitic hornblende and spinel : 1. ..."

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