Definition of Peridotites

1. Noun. (plural of peridotite) ¹



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Definition of Peridotites

1. peridotite [n] - See also: peridotite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peridotites

peridinian
peridinin
peridinins
peridium
peridiums
peridiverticulitis
peridomestic
peridomicile
peridomiciles
peridontitis
peridot
peridote
peridotes
peridotic
peridotite
peridotites (current term)
peridotitic
peridots
peridrome
peridromes
periductal
periduodenitis
peridural
peridural anaesthesia
periecian
periecians
periegeses
periegesis
periencephalitis
periendosteal

Literary usage of Peridotites

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

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1896)
"peridotites, occur in small lenticular masses or in narrow stripe, which are always enveloped ... The peridotites present several types in each occurrence, ..."

2. Petrology for Students: An Introduction to the Study of Rocks Under the by Alfred Harker (1908)
"The peridotites do not usually occur as large bodies of uniform rock. In many localities they are seen to be only local modifications of ..."

3. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1905)
"This view is still further supported by the remarkable relations between the peridotites and the system of amphib- olite dikes in the Buck Creek area (Pl. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Conditions of recrystallization for peridotites of southwestern Oregon, ... 2 indicate, the peridotites were derived from depths of 50 to 60 km, ..."

5. The Tertiary Igneous Rocks of Skye by Alfred Harker (1904)
"All these peridotites and picrites are rocks of medium to rather fine grain. ... peridotites, but some of these are still in a remarkably fresh state. ..."

6. A Report on the Asbestos, Talc and Soapstone Deposits of Georgia by Oliver Baker Hopkins (1914)
"peridotites AND PYROXENITES As elsewhere stated, ... For this reason the alteration of the peridotites and ..."

7. Lithological Studies: A Description and Classification of the Rocks of the by Marshman Edward Wadsworth (1884)
"However dark the altered peridotites may be in color, the thin splinters, ... The more or less serpentinized peridotites are traversed by fissures, ..."

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