noun see petrography

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  • petrographer — See petrography. * * * …   Universalium

  • petrographer — noun A person practicing petrography …   Wiktionary

  • petrographer — pɪ trÉ‘grÉ™fÉ™(r) / trÉ’ n. expert on rocks, one who works in the description and classification of rocks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • petrographer — pe·trog·ra·pher …   English syllables

  • petrographer — pə̇.ˈträgrəfə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: petrography + er : a specialist in petrography …   Useful english dictionary

  • petrography — petrographer, n. petrographic /pe treuh graf ik/, petrographical, adj. petrographically, adv. /pi trog reuh fee/, n. the branch of petrology dealing with the description and classification of rocks, esp. by microscopic examination. [1645 55; < NL …   Universalium

  • Petrography — is that branch of petrology which focuses on detailed descriptions of rocks. Someone who studies petrography is called a petrographer. The mineral content and the textural relationships within the rock are described in detail. Petrographic… …   Wikipedia

  • Frank Rutley — (1842 1904), an English geologist and petrographer, was born at Dover on the 14th of May 1842. He was educated partly at Bonn, but his interest in geology was kindled at the Royal School of Mines, where he studied from 1862 64. He then joined the …   Wikipedia

  • petrography — noun Etymology: New Latin petrographia, from petr + Latin graphia graphy Date: 1651 the description and systematic classification of rocks • petrographer noun • petrographic or petrographical adjective • petrographically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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