Definition of Acmite

1. a pyramid shaped crystal [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Acmite

acks
aclarubicin
aclasia
aclasis
aclastic
acleistocardia
aclinal
aclinic
aclinic line
aclinical
acmatic
acme
acmes
acmesthesia
acmic
acmite (current term)
acmites
acne
acne albida
acne artificialis
acne bacillus
acne cachecticorum
acne ciliaris
acne conglobata
acne cosmetica
acne decalvans
acne erythematosa
acne frontalis
acne fulminans

Literary usage of Acmite

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

1. Descriptive Mineralogy by William Shirley Bayley (1917)
"composition of specimens of acmite, aegirine and aegirine-augite as found by ... acmite crystals are usually more acicular in habit than those of the ..."

2. Mineralogy Simplified: Easy Methods of Identifying Minerals, Including Ores by Henry Erni, Amos Peaslee Brown (1908)
"Very hard (7.5), fracture uneven. Red garnet of this composition is a common rock-making mineral in mica schists, gneisses and granites. acmite ..."

3. The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana, 1837-1868: Descriptive Mineralogy by James Dwight Dana, Edward Salisbury Dana (1920)
"The above applies to ordinary acmite. Cleavage: m distinct; b less so. ... Crystals of acmite often show a marked zonal structure, green within and brown on ..."

4. Bulletin (1907)
"It differs, however, from both the latter In containing an appreciable quantity of Al203. and from acmite in containing very little FeO, ..."

5. Bulletin (1907)
"The microscopic examination of this pyroxene shows it to resemble acmite more ... The brown of acmite is not apparent and the deeper brown and yellowish- ..."

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