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pisolitic limestone

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  • Peagrit — Pea grit , n. (Min.) A coarse pisolitic limestone. See {Pisolite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pisolite — pisolitic /pis euh lit ik, piz , puy seuh /, adj. /pis euh luyt , piz , puy seuh /, n. limestone composed of rounded concretions about the size of a pea. [1700 10; < NL pisolithus < Gk píso(s) PEA + líthos LITE] * * *       spheroidal crystalline …   Universalium

  • Madison Group — Madison Limestone Stratigraphic range: Mississippian …   Wikipedia

  • Iron ore — Iron ores are rocks and minerals from which metallic iron can be economically extracted. The ores are usually rich in iron oxides and vary in colour from dark grey, bright yellow, deep purple, to rusty red. The iron itself is usually found in the …   Wikipedia

  • pisolite — noun Etymology: New Latin pisolithus, from Greek pisos pea + lithos lith Date: 1708 a limestone composed of pisiform concretions • pisolitic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • List of rock textures — This page is intended to be a list of rock textural and morphological terms. A * Adcumulate * Agglomeritic * Adamantine a type of lustre * Amygdaloidal * Anhedral * Antitaxial veins * Aphanitic * Aplitic; aplite * Augen textured gneiss *… …   Wikipedia

  • Western Africa — ▪ region, Africa Introduction       region lying south of the Sahara and east and north of the Atlantic Ocean. It is latitudinally divided into two parallel belts of land: the western portion of the Sudan, a geographic area that stretches across… …   Universalium

  • Microspherulite — Microspherulites are microscopic spherical particles with < 2 mm diameters, usually in the 100 micrometre range, mainly consisting of mineral material (the Greek litos means stone ). Only bodies created by natural physico chemical… …   Wikipedia

  • pisolite — [pī′sə līt΄, piz′əlīt] n. [< Gr pison,PEA + LITE] 1. a small, spherical body, commonly composed of calcium carbonate, found in sedimentary rock 2. a sedimentary rock, as limestone, containing many such bodies pisolitic [pī′sōlit′ik,… …   English World dictionary

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