from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Clay metamorphosed into a rock resembling porcelain or earthenware in texture and appearance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Min.) A semivitrified clay or shale, somewhat resembling jasper; -- called also
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun mineralogy A
semivitrified clayor shale, somewhat resembling jasper; porcelain jasper.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word porcelanite.
The chloritization is generally accompanied by very intense silicification, with occasional evidence of porcelanite.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.