Englisharrow-right-bold-outlineDutch Learn English

“basanite” on English-Dutch dictionary

Literature Examples
Add meaning, image or audio
Englisharrow-right-bold-outlineEnglish open-in-new
n. [L. basanites lapis, Gr. ba•sanos the touchstone: cf. F. basanite.] (Min.) Lydian stone, or black jasper, a variety of siliceous or flinty slate, of a grayish or bluish black color. It is employed to test the purity of gold, the amount of alloy being indicated by the color left on the stone when rubbed by the metal.
Meaning of “basanite” in Dutch language – definitions, images, pronunciation, examples, synonyms, antonyms, learn more...
Request to translate if there is no definitions or definitions is not clear enough "basanite"?
Ask a question if something is not clear about the word "basanite".