Definition of Acmites
1. acmite [n] - See also: acmite
Lexicographical Neighbors of Acmites
Literary usage of Acmites
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Microscopical Physiography of the Rock-making Minerals: An Aid to the by Harry Rosenbusch (1889)
"All monoclinic pyroxenes, even when strongly colored, become perfectly transparent; except the acmites, which are not very transparent. ..."
2. Rock Minerals: Their Chemical and Physical Characters and Their by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1911)
"... and acmites are often mistaken for hornblendes. In most cases the monoclinic pyroxenes are much less pleochroic than the hornblendes. FIG. 24a. FIG. 23. ..."
3. Rock Minerals, Their Chemical and Physical Characters and Their by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1906)
"... -acmites, it appears as zones of different colors. In almost every case the lighter-colored zones are nearer the center of the crystal, the darker ones ..."
4. Bulletin (1907)
"The optical properties of this pyroxene also indicates its close relationship to the other two aluminous acmites described. The microscopic examination ..."