Definition of Turgite

1. an iron ore [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turgite

turgent
turgesce
turgescence
turgescences
turgescency
turgescent
turgid
turgider
turgidest
turgidities
turgidity
turgidly
turgidness
turgidnesses
turgidous
turgite (current term)
turgites
turgometer
turgometers
turgor
turgors
turio
turion
turioniferous
turions
turista
turistas
turk's head
turkestanite

Literary usage of Turgite

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1. Elements of Metallurgy: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Extracting Metals by John Arthur Phillips (1887)
"... which, by their waste, produce the heavy black sands common on many rivers and sea-beaches in different countries. turgite. ..."

2. Mineralogy Simplified: Easy Methods of Identifying Minerals, Including Ores by Henry Erni, Amos Peaslee Brown (1908)
"Crystals prismatic to bladed; also massive compact. A rock-forming mineral in some crystalline schists, etc. ft. Streak bright red. turgite ..."

3. The Mining Engineer (1904)
"turgite, a hydrated oxide of iron, has often been confounded with haematite ... turgite-orcs have been recently discovered at several localities in Central ..."

4. Bulletin by Geological Survey of Western Australia (1916)
"turgite Laterite. King Orry GML, Kalgoorlie, Cen. Div. (H. 51). ... turgite Laterite. NE of White Prince GML 2892, Coolgardie, Cen. Div. (H. 51). ..."

5. Bulletin by Colorado Geological Survey (1916)
"Red, earthy turgite is associated with limonite in small quantity in the oxidized ores of several mines. Like the limonite it was evidently formed by the ..."

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