Definition of Peridotitic

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peridotitic

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

Literary usage of Peridotitic

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1. Igneous Rocks and Their Origin by Reginald Aldworth Daly (1914)
"Earth's "peridotitic" Shell.—We have thus arrived at a mental picture of the outer silicated layer of the earth which is derived directly from proved facts. ..."

2. Bulletin by Geological Survey of Western Australia (1916)
"Of peridotitic Origin.-—In the preceding division reference has been made to ... Under the microscope their peridotitic origin is fairly clear (Chapter VII. ..."

3. Report of the Royal Ontario Nickel Commission: With Appendix by Ontario Royal Nickel Commission, George Thomas Holloway (1917)
"The peridotitic rock has various aspects as far as colour, grain and hardness are concerned, and presents a great quantity of fractures which probably took ..."

4. Abstracts of the Eighth International Conference on Geochronology by Marvin A. Lanphere, G. Brent Dalrymple, Brent D. Turrin (1994)
"Oxygen isotope compositions have been obtained by LF for peridotitic (P) and eclogitic (E) inclusion suites from the Finsch Mine, RSA. ..."

5. Biographical Memoirs by National Academy Of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences Staff, Caroline K. McEuen (1980)
"... deriving all magmas ultimately from matter much more basic than basalt and probably from peridotitic substance as represented in stony meteorites" (p. ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1897)
"This last metal appears to occur in the peridotitic rocks which constitute the bed rock of the region; their decomposition sets it free, so that it may be ..."

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