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  • adj. Relating to petrographs.
  • adj. Relating to petrography.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to petrography.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to petrography.


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  • She specialized in the unique ceramic artifacts of the site, the petrographic examination of the ceramic fragments (which indicate the source of the vessels) and published research about the reciprocity and mutual influence between the ceramic vessels and history.

    Ruth Amiran.

  • She has published widely on the petrographic analysis of pottery, from the Neolithic to Byzantine period.

    Meet the Team « Interactive Dig Crete – Zominthos Project

  • This unit is related to the bedrock where quartzite is the dominant petrographic type and where the greatest altitudes are observed (1,200 and 1,500 m).

    Cerrado Protected Areas, Brazil

  • Correlation of the mineralogical and geochemical determination of the attested clay bodies with the macroscopic, geochemical, and petrographic analysis of the ceramics themselves has the potential for detailed provenance determination of the different fabrics found within the territory from the first millennium B.C. through the first millennium A.D.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Geological Survey Report 1

  • The rocks present in the area have been sampled for a further petrographic and geochemical analysis.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Survey Report 18

  • The main goal of both studies was to characterize the Düzen Tepe fabric types, allowing for a compositional identification in the field based on the information acquired through petrographic analysis.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Ceramology Report 1

  • The combination of a detailed macroscopic description and archaeometric study, using both chemical and petrographic analysis, showed a mainly local origin for both common ware and tableware.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Ceramology Report 1

  • The macroscopic and petrographic analysis of the surface material collected in 2005 by H. Vanhaverbeke (see Surveys, July 17-August 25, 2005) was presented in an M.A. dissertation (Dennis Braekmans) and E.M.A. dissertation (Sarah Dedecker) at K.U. Leuven.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Ceramology Report 1

  • “We simply use a petrographic polarizing microscope, an x-ray fluorescence spectrometer, a neutron activation analyzer, or an induction-coupled plasma spectrometer to measure ferromagnetic ratios.”

    Deception Point

  • And I can tell you from having run this thing through a petrographic polarizing microscope that its nickel content is midrange—nothing like a terrestrial rock.

    Deception Point


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