Miliolite limestone
Miliolite Mil"i*o*lite, a. The same {Miliolitic}. [1913 Webster]

{Miliolite limestone} (Geol.), a building stone, one of the group of the Paris basin, almost entirely made up of many-chambered microscopic shells. [1913 Webster]


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  • Miliolite — Mil i*o*lite, a. The same {Miliolitic}. [1913 Webster] {Miliolite limestone} (Geol.), a building stone, one of the group of the Paris basin, almost entirely made up of many chambered microscopic shells. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eolianite — Holocene eolianite on Long Island, Bahamas. Eolianite or aeolianite is any rock formed by the lithification of sediment deposited by aeolian processes; that is, the wind. In common use, however, the term refers specifically to the most common… …   Wikipedia

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