Sparry limestone
Sparry Spar"ry, a. [From {Spar}.] Resembling spar, or consisting of spar; abounding with spar; having a confused crystalline structure; spathose. [1913 Webster]

{Sparry iron} (Min.), siderite. See {Siderite} (a) .

{Sparry limestone} (Min.), a coarsely crystalline marble. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sparry — Spar ry, a. [From {Spar}.] Resembling spar, or consisting of spar; abounding with spar; having a confused crystalline structure; spathose. [1913 Webster] {Sparry iron} (Min.), siderite. See {Siderite} (a) . {Sparry limestone} (Min.), a coarsely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sparry iron — Sparry Spar ry, a. [From {Spar}.] Resembling spar, or consisting of spar; abounding with spar; having a confused crystalline structure; spathose. [1913 Webster] {Sparry iron} (Min.), siderite. See {Siderite} (a) . {Sparry limestone} (Min.), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sedimentary rock — Rock formed at or near the Earth s surface by the accumulation and lithification of fragments of preexisting rocks or by precipitation from solution at normal surface temperatures. Sedimentary rocks can be formed only where sediments are… …   Universalium

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