Definition of Psephites

1. psephite [n] - See also: psephite



Lexicographical Neighbors of Psephites

psammophyte
psammophytes
psammosere
psammoseres
psarolite
psarolites
psc
pschent
pschents
psellism
psellisms
pseph-
psephism
psephisms
psephite
psephites (current term)
psephitic
psepho-
psephocracy
psephocratic
psephological
psephologies
psephologist
psephologists
psephology
pseud
pseud-
pseudaesthesia
pseudanthia
pseudanthium

Literary usage of Psephites

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

1. Research in China by Eliot Blackwelder, Bailey Willis, Rufus Harvey Sargent, Friedrich Hirth, Charles Doolittle Walcott (1907)
"psephites. Arkose conglomerate, Nos. 106-107.—This arkose lies beneath a quartz- ite of unknown thickness and forms most of the spur which extends out into ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1879)
"Very few indications of organic remains are met with in the psephites beyond some small carbonized vegetable particles of the nature of mineral charcoal. ..."

3. A Handbook of Rocks, for Use Without the Microscope by James Furman Kemp (1900)
"psephites, a general name for conglomerates and breccias, ie, coarse, fragmental rocks as contrasted with ..."

4. A Handbook of Rocks: For Use Without the Microscope by James Furman Kemp (1896)
"psephites, a general name for conglomerates and breccias, ;'. e., coarse fragmental rocks as contrasted with ..."

5. A Handbook of Rocks for Use Without the Microscope by James Furman Kemp (1918)
"psephites, a general name for conglomerates and breccias, ie, coarse, fragmental rocks as contrasted with ..."

6. A Handbook of Rocks, for Use Without the Microscope by James Furman Kemp (1908)
"psephites, a general name for conglomerates and breccias, /. e., coarse, fragmental rocks as contrasted with ..."

7. The American Register, Or, Summary Review of History, Politics, and Literature by Robert Walsh (1817)
"... the psephites, the psammitic pudding stones, I consider as belonging to what is called the (.old) red sandstone formation, whose relation to the coal ..."

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