Sussex marble
Petworth marble Pet"worth mar"ble A kind of shell marble occurring in the Wealden clay at Petworth, in Sussex, England; -- called also {Sussex marble}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sussex Marble — West Sussex has a good concentration of relatively thin layers of Sussex Marble (also called Petworth Marble or Winklestone) within the Weald Clay, a freshwater limestone referred to as marble as it takes a polish. It is not a geologically… …   Wikipedia

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  • Marble — /mahr beuhl/, n. Alice, 1913 90, U.S. tennis player. * * * Granular limestone or dolomite that has recrystallized under the influence of heat, pressure, and aqueous solutions. The main mineral in marble is calcite. Commercially, marble includes… …   Universalium

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  • Petworth marble — Pet worth mar ble A kind of shell marble occurring in the Wealden clay at Petworth, in Sussex, England; called also {Sussex marble}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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