Definition of Sericites

1. Noun. (plural of sericite) ¹



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Definition of Sericites

1. sericite [n] - See also: sericite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sericites

seriated
seriately
seriates
seriatim
seriating
seriation
seriations
seriatum
seric
sericea lespedeza
sericeous
sericin
sericins
sericious
sericite
sericites (current term)
sericitization
sericitizations
sericon
sericons
sericteria
sericterium
serictery
sericultural
sericulture
sericultures
sericulturist
sericulturists
seriema
seriemas

Literary usage of Sericites

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1. Microscopical Physiography of the Rock-making Minerals: An Aid to the by Harry Rosenbusch (1888)
"The optical behavior is exactly the same as that of muscovite, but strikingly small axial angles (25°-30°) are often observed in the sericites of phyllites. ..."

2. Microscopical Physiography of the Rock-making Minerals: An Aid to the by Harry Rosenbusch (1889)
"The optical behavior is exactly the same as that of muscovite, but strikingly small axial angles (25°-30°) are often observed in the sericites of phyllites. ..."

3. Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey ... and Museum of Practical Geology by Geological Survey of Great Britain, Museum of Practical Geology (Great Britain) (1900)
"Typical calc-sericites—greyish and greenish sericitic phyllites with numerous calcareous ... To the east of the calc-sericites come the garnet-schists. ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1897)
"Where, by some meta- morphic action, the sericites are reduced to a very light tint, the schists assume a beautiful silky texture and color, reminding one ..."

5. Terry's Japanese Empire by Thomas Philip Terry (1914)
"... and is one of the most important ical formation of the mine (wherein 2300 men are em- .line schist, consisting of quartz-sericites and chlorite rocks es ..."

6. Geology of Wisconsin: Survey of 1873-1879 by Wisconsin Chief Geologist (1880)
"The same may be said of hydro-mica schists and sericites. Sp. Gr. 2.60 to 2.64. Loc. At Grace Furnace, Marquette. A small bed associated with greenstones ..."

7. Petrographic Methods: The Authorized English Translation of Part I by Ernst Weinschenk, Robert Watson Clark (1912)
"Their properties indicate that they belong to the sericites described below. Small flakes of muscovite are found also in ..."

8. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1915)
"... chlorite, iron oxides and sericites. The plagioclase shows a cleavage of 17° to 20° from albite twins which have equal symmetrical illumination. ..."

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