Origin of diorite
OTHER WORDS FROM dioritedi·o·rit·ic [dahy-uh-rit-ik], /ˌdaɪ əˈrɪt ɪk/, adjective
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How to use diorite in a sentence
Generally speaking, the soils produced from diorite are superior to those from dolerite.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
The monument itself consists of a block of black diorite, nearly eight feet high, found in pieces, but readily rejoined.The Oldest Code of Laws in the World|Hammurabi, King of Babylon
During these eleven days I have found 20 exquisitely polished axes of diorite.
Hammers and wedges (battle-axes) of diorite and of green stone were also found, in most cases very prettily wrought.
We met with very few stone implements, only two beautiful axes of diorite, at the depths of 29 and 33 feet.