Lexicographical Neighbors of Psephite
Literary usage of Psephite
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on Metamorphism by Charles Richard Van Hise (1904)
"... gravel, and bowlder deposits 853 Conglomerates 855 Schist-conglomerate and gneiss-psephite, or conglomerate-schist and psephite-gneiss 857 ..."
2. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"And in the case of a conglomerate or other psephite, the pebbles tell the story. From sedimentary materials which were laid down after they underwent ..."
3. A Glossary of the Mining and Mineral Industry by Albert Hill Fay (1920)
"(Power) psephite. Any sedimentary rock composed of coarse detrital material, such as pebbles: said of such rocks as conglomerate. ..."
4. Outlines of Geologic History, with Especial Reference to North America: A by Bailey Willis, American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"... series, and groups—whether igneous or sedimentary; if igneous, whether plutonic or volcanic, acid or basic; if sedimentary, whether psephite, ..."
5. The Fundamental Principles of Petrology by Ernst Weinschenk (1916)
"... or psephite indicate the size of the grains of which they are composed. Besides minute quartz splinters and occasional fragments of purely accidental ..."