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Definition of Pyrognostics

Pyrognostics Pyr`og*nos"tics, n. pl. (Min.) The characters of a mineral observed by the use of the blowpipe, as the degree of fusibility, flame coloration, etc.
Pyrognostic Pyr`og*nos"tic, a. [Pyro- + Gr. ? to know.] (Min.) Of or pertaining to characters developed by the use of heat; pertaining to the characters of minerals when examined before the blowpipe; as, the pyrognostic characters of galena.

Meaning of Pyrognostics from wikipedia

- College of Mines is credited with the first use of the blowpipe for 'pyrognostic operations', of which no record remains. The next person of eminence...