This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

petrifactions

petrifactions Sentence Examples

  • Mantell, Petrifactions and their Teaching (London, 1851); L.

    0
    0
  • Thus, for example, there is the " Rock Garden," which should consist of variously grouped masses of large stones, those which are remarkable for being figured by water-wearing, or containing petrifactions or impressions, or showing something of natural stratification, being generally preferred.

    0
    0
  • They extend back beyond the Carboniferous, where they occur as hyphae, &c., preserved in the fossil woods, but the best specimens are probably those in amber and in siliceous petrifactions of more recent origin.

    0
    0
  • By the ancients and the earlier naturalists of the Christian era they were regarded either as petrifactions or as plants, and many supposed that they occupied a position midway between minerals and plants.

    0
    0
Browse other sentences examples →