Definition of Spessartites

1. Noun. (plural of spessartite) ¹



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Definition of Spessartites

1. spessartite [n] - See also: spessartite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spessartites

sperrylite
sperrylites
sperse
spersed
sperses
spersing
sperst
sperthe
sperthes
spertiniite
spesh
speshul
spessartine
spessartines
spessartite
spessartites (current term)
spet
spetch
spetchel
spetchell
spetchells
spetchels
spetches
spets
spetsnaz
spetting
spettle
spetum
spetznaz
speustic

Literary usage of Spessartites

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1. Igneous Rocks: Composition, Texture and Classification, Description and by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1913)
"The groundmass contains calcic feldspar in excess of orthoclase, which may be present in small amounts with a little quartz. spessartites are slightly more ..."

2. Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey ... and Museum of Practical Geology by Geological Survey of Great Britain, Museum of Practical Geology (Great Britain) (1902)
"The spessartites are rather of intermediate, ... often greenish-brown hornblende of the spessartites, and while quartz is frequent in the latter, ..."

3. The Geology and Scenery of the Grampians and the Valley of Strathmore by Peter Macnair (1908)
"... and spessartites, are also to be met with throughout the Highlands. Fig. 27 shows a section of lamprophyre from a dyke which crosses the Garry near ..."

4. The Geology and Scenery of the Grampians and the Valley of Strathmore by Peter Macnair (1908)
"... and spessartites, are also to be met with throughout the Highlands. Fig. 27 shows a section of lamprophyre from a dyke which crosses the Garry near ..."

5. Gems and Precious Stones of North America: A Popular Description of Their by George Frederick Kunz (1890)
"The beautiful little red spessartites found in the rhyolite cavities with topaz, at Chalk Mountain, ..."

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