Definition of Picotite

1. a type of mineral [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Picotite

picosat
picosatellite
picosatellites
picosats
picoscale
picosecond
picoseconds
picosiemens
picot
picote
picoted
picotee
picotees
picotine
picoting
picotite (current term)
picotites
picotpaulite
picots
picovolt
picovolts
picowatt
picowatts
picowave
picowaved
picowaves
picowaving
picquet
picqueted
picqueter

Literary usage of Picotite

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1. Rock Minerals: Their Chemical and Physical Characters and Their by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1911)
"picotite is intermediate in composition between spinel and chromite. ... CKS picotite. Optical Properties.—Transparent to nearly opaque in megascopic ..."

2. The Tertiary Igneous Rocks of Skye by Alfred Harker (1904)
"Dunite, rich in picotite, from the banded ... Loch Scavaig: consists wholly of fresh olivine and octahedra of picotite. FIG. 14. ..."

3. The History of Geological Surveys in Minnesota by Newton Horace Winchell (1889)
"Of these the characters and relations of the picotite, chromite, and magnetite ... Under the microscope, picotite in its freshest state is a yellowish — or ..."

4. Lithological Studies: A Description and Classification of the Rocks of the by Marshman Edward Wadsworth (1884)
"Ax interesting question is the relation of chromite to picotite. Professor H. Fischer described the former as opaque, yet sometimes magnetic from the ..."

5. Rock Minerals, Their Chemical and Physical Characters and Their by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1906)
"Ferric iron may be present in small amounts in the first-named varieties- picotite is intermediate in composition between spinel and chromite. ..."

6. The New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica: A (1907)
"... It a mixture of olivine, pyroxene, picotite, ud usually some magnetite. Eclogite is a compound of garnet and ..."

7. Bulletin (1889)
"Of these the characters and relations of the picotite, chromite, and magnetite ... Under the microscope, picotite in its freshest state is a yellowish—or ..."

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