Definition of Leucites

1. Noun. (plural of leucite) ¹



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Definition of Leucites

1. leucite [n] - See also: leucite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leucites

leucine aminopeptidase
leucine dehydrogenase
leucine hypoglycaemia
leucine zipper
leucine zippers
leucines
leucinic
leucinol
leucinopine
leucinosis
leucins
leucinuria
leucism
leucistic
leucite
leucites (current term)
leucitic
leucitoid
leucitoids
leuco-
leuco dye
leuco form
leuco patent blue
leucoagglutinin
leucoagglutinins
leucoanthocyanidin dioxygenase
leucoaraiosis
leucocidin
leucocidins
leucocyanide

Literary usage of Leucites

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

1. The Roman Comagmatic Region by Henry Stephens Washington (1906)
"In size the leucites vary much, though they are always microscopic, from 0.05 to 0.30 mm., some of the more irregular patches being larger than this last. ..."

2. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1808)
"This is the case with the leucites of the ancient lava of Viterbo ; and on the piece in my possession there are several niches of ..."

3. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1897)
"In thin sections these large leucites are seen to be perfectly clear, ... Apart from the leucites only rare light green augite phenocrysts are seen, ..."

4. The European Journals of William Maclure by William Maclure, John S. Doskey (1988)
"None of the lava or even the rolled pieces are without the leucites. I made up a case of specimens containing mostly the large ..."

5. Philosophical Transactions by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1804)
"... the necessity of imagining an undiscovered stratum abounding in leucites, ... first to crystallize, the penetration of refractory leucites by fusible ..."

6. Philosophical Magazine (1805)
"filled with schorl; and those of Vesuvius, particularly the antient, contain schorl and leucites in great numbers*. I shall make no mention of other ..."

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