A diorite block, found at Susa in 1902, has the law engraved on it.
Quartz porphyry, diabase and diorite appear in the Ardennes.
On three diorite bowls found in these graves (one inside the walls, the others outside) the name of Sneferu appeared.
diorite is a crystalline aggregate of a soda-felspar and hornblende.
The mosque contains 89 columns of diorite, surmounted by a variety of capitals brought from other buildings.
What is the mineralogical composition of syenite and diorite?
Lithologically they are crystalline schists, together with granite, diorite, gabbro and other igneous rocks.
They are in diorite, and have the name of Apepi engraved upon them.
During these eleven days I have found 20 exquisitely polished axes of diorite.
diorite, dī′o-rīt, n. a crystalline granular igneous rock composed of feldspar and hornblende.