margarite


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margarite

[′mär·gə‚rīt]
(geology)
A string of beadlike globulites; commonly found in glassy igneous rocks.
(mineralogy)
CaAl2(Al2Si2)-O10(OH)2 A pink, reddish, or yellow, brittle mica mineral.
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As the diffraction peak of ordinary aggregates, such as quartz, albite, and margarite, was not found in Figure 4(b) and the major components of the dense layer are the same to the supersaturated salt in the aggressive water, the dense layer is supposed to be formed by the precipitation and crystallization from the supersaturated underground water.
"'An Article of Faith:' Obeah and Hybrid Identities in Elizabeth Nunez-Harrell's When Rocks Dance." Sacred Possessions: Vodou, Santeria, Obeah, and the Caribbean, edited by Margarite Fernandez Olmos and Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert, Rutgers University Press, 1997, pp.
Margarite Olmos' views help put Rebekah's Obeah into context; "Obeah, thus conceived, is not a religion so much as a system of beliefs rooted in Creole notions of spirituality, which acknowledges the existence and power of the supernatural world and incorporates into its practices witchcraft, sorcery, magic, spells, and healing" (131).
Fernandez Olmos, Margarite, and Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert, eds.
"encountered the figure of a temptress in the form of a Viennese woman, of the family of the Camellias or Margarite, of extraordinary beauty and irresistible attraction, who seemingly had been expressly invited to offer for a moment the cup of mundane pleasure to the apostle of the Philippine freedom who until then had enjoyed among his intimates the fame worthy of his glorious namesake, St.
Marlboro: Andrea Boxell, Zachary Demers, Margarite Vaccaro, Jennifer Bombard, Guillermo Vincentelli, Alicia Aquino
BARRY Agnes Margarite Peacefully on Dec 9, after a long illness borne with much courage and dignity, Rita aged 84 passed away at home; beloved wife of the late Terry, much loved mother of Linda, Anthony, John and Russell, loving Nan to Stephanie, Laura, Philippa and Emily and Great-Grandma to Dylan, Isla and Megan.
De los muchos testigos de vista que cita quiere destacar al "comendador mosen Pedro Margarite, hombre principal de la Casa Real", al que Fernando el Catolico tenia "en buena estimacion" y que fue "el que el rey e la reina tomaron por principal testigo, e a quien dieron mas credito" (Historia, I: 54).