petrography definition

  • noun:
    • The information and classification of rocks.
    • the part of petrology that relates to the scientific description and category of stones
    • the skill of composing on rock.
    • The art of composing on rock.
    • The systematic information of rocks; that department of science which investigates the constitution of stones; petrology.
    • The art of writing or inscribing on stone.
    • The study of rocks; lithology; petrology.

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