Definition of Feldspars

1. Noun. (plural of feldspar) ¹



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Definition of Feldspars

1. feldspar [n] - See also: feldspar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feldspars

felbertalite
felchards
felched
felches
felching
feldgrau
feldgraus
feldscher
feldschers
feldsher
feldshers
feldspar
feldsparlike
feldspars (current term)
feldspath
feldspathic
feldspathoid
feldspathoids
feldspathose
feldspaths
fele
felefold
felicias
felicidal
felicide
felicific
felicific calculus
felicifically

Literary usage of Feldspars

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1. Igneous Rocks: Composition, Texture and Classification, Description and by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1913)
"SPECIFIC CHARACTERS OF THE CONSTITUENT MINERALS Alkali-feldspars. — In most instances the exact composition of the un- striated feldspars in these rocks has ..."

2. Building Stones and Clays: Their Origin, Characters and Examination by Edwin Clarence Eckel (1912)
"(2) The feldspars are a group, including a long series of complex silicate ... The distinctions between the various feldspars can rarely be made out except ..."

3. Elements of Mineralogy, Crystallography and Blowpipe Analysis: From a by Alfred Joseph Moses, Charles Lathrop Parsons (1916)
"FORMATION AND OCCURRENCE OF feldspars. Their occurrences may be summarized as follows: ... The feldspars, particularly orthoclase, microcline, ..."

4. Minerals of California by Arthur Starr Eakle (1914)
"The feldspars are the most abundant and most important of the rock-forming silicates, and the classification of a volcanic rock is in general based upon the ..."

5. Bulletin (1884)
"The space between the feldspars is occupied by chloritic materials, opacite, etc., ... Along the line of the conglomerate some of the feldspars are bent. ..."

6. The Economic Aspect of Geology by Charles Kenneth Leith (1921)
"THE feldspars feldspars are minerals, not rocks, but mention of them is made here ... It is estimated that the feldspars make up 50 per cent of all the ..."

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