Felspar

Word FELSPAR
Character 7
Hyphenation fel spar
Pronunciations N/A

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Same as feldspar. noun

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Any of a group of hard crystalline minerals that consist of aluminum silicates of potassium or sodium or calcium or barium noun

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The word "felspar" in example sentences

From what has been said regarding the richness in potash of certain commonly occurring minerals, such as felspar, it is only natural to infer that most soils must contain large quantities of this substance; and this is so. ❋ Charles Morton Aikman (N/A)

Among the mineral productions is a kind of felspar, which, when polished, exhibits a display of brilliant and beautiful colours. ❋ William Bingley (1798)

And in the dusty biscuit-making place of the potters, among the felspar mills in the furnace rooms of the metal workers, among the incandescent lakes of crude Eadhamite, the blue canvas clothing was on man, woman and child. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Three barges, smothered in floury dust, were being unloaded of their cargoes of powdered felspar by a multitude of coughing men, each guiding a little truck; the dust filled the place with a choking mist, and turned the electric glare yellow. ❋ Unknown (2006)

These consisted chiefly of quartz, felspar, and a silicious petrifaction of woody appearance. ❋ Unknown (2003)

At one place irregular concretions of milk-white quartz, cemented by a ferruginous basis, was predominant; at another, the rough surface of compact felspar weathering white presented merely the cavities in which large rounded pebbles had been imbedded, until the partial decomposition of the felspar, under the river floods, had exposed them once more to the action of water. ❋ Unknown (2003)

We crossed one or two slight elevations wholly composed of compact felspar in blocks — forming ridges resembling an outcrop of strata, whereof the strike always pointed N.W. and S. E. ❋ Unknown (2003)

Fragments of conglomerate rocks appeared in the soil of the plains, pebbles and grains of quartz cemented by felspar. ❋ Unknown (2003)

Some of the heights are of greenish-yellow chloritic felspar, well adapted for brick-making. ❋ Unknown (2003)

At one turn, denuded rocks appeared in its bed, consisting of ironstone in a whitish cement or matrix, which might have been decomposed felspar. ❋ Unknown (2003)

Just behind our camp, to the southward, was a gentle elevation, almost a hill, consisting of the usual rock, felspar; and it seemed to me that this stony ground alone impeded the further progress of the water towards the Barwan. ❋ Unknown (2003)

The bottom now rose sensibly, and we soon arrived at long circuitous slopes, or inclined planes, which took us higher by degrees; but we were obliged to walk carefully among these conglomerates, bound by no cement, the feet slipping on the glassy crystal, felspar, and quartz. ❋ Unknown (2003)

On the sea beach I found masses of conglomerate formation, and in the trap occasional lamina of felspar. ❋ Unknown (2003)

The rock consisted of that found about the basin of the Darling; a quartzose conglomerate with much felspar, and having pebbles of quartz imbedded. ❋ Unknown (2003)

To this period belong the felspar, syenites, and porphyries. ❋ Unknown (2003)

It was composed of black and vitreous lava, mixed with fragments of felspar. ❋ Unknown (2003)

The archaic rocks varied wonderfully in colour, and I can never forget one broad belt of rose-coloured felspar, which shone with an unearthly beauty before our powerful lamps. ❋ Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930 (1968)

His laboratory has been dealing with the structure and properties of diamond, the structure and optical behaviour of numerous iridescent substances (labradorite, pearly felspar, agate, opal, and pearls). ❋ Unknown (1965)

This range consists of granite, with ramifications of schist, and large masses of quartz, mica, and felspar. ❋ Thomas Forester (N/A)

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