Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of feldspar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as feldspar.

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Examples

  • Our path, on setting out, lay along a narrow passage between rocks of granite, quartz, and feldspath; the direction north.

    Travels in Nubia

  • Near the opening of the mountain, where the water is found, at some distance below the highest summit, I found the rock to be porphyry of a light reddish colour, close grained, with small veins of feldspath, much resembling the porphyry I saw last year, in Wady Lamoule, beyond the Second

    Travels in Nubia

  • I saw only a few specimens of green porphyry, with red slabs of feldspath; the greatest part being red porphyry, and porphyry schist.

    Travels in Nubia

  • Sienite, and red feldspath, together with granite, compose this chain.

    Travels in Nubia

  • The rock on the southern side of the mountain is granite and feldspath; on the northern side, it is sand-stone.

    Travels in Nubia

  • The rocks where we rested, were of granite mixed with large masses of feldspath.

    Travels in Nubia

  • We rode over mountainous ground, where the sand-stone again appears among the grauwacke and feldspath, until, at two hours and a half from Kolbe, we reached Wady Dal (وادي دال), which may be called the southern extremity of the Batn el Hadjar.

    Travels in Nubia

  • The principal rock met with in passing this mountain is feldspath, and close to the river are granite, and granite schist.

    Travels in Nubia

  • On the east side are two shafts of reddish gray granite, in one piece, and one fine gray porphyry column with slabs of white feldspath.

    Travels in Arabia

  • The lowest range above Djidda is calcareous; but its rocks soon change into gneiss, and a species of granite, with schorl in the place of feldspath, accompanied by predominant masses of quartz, and some mica.

    Travels in Arabia

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