Interstratified
Interstratified In`ter*strat"i*fied, a. (Geol.) Stratified among or between other bodies; as, interstratified rocks. [1913 Webster]

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  • clay mineral — any of a group of hydrous aluminum silicate minerals, as kaolinite, illite, and montmorillonite, that constitute the major portion of most clays. [1945 50] * * * Any of a group of important hydrous aluminum silicates with a layered structure and… …   Universalium

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  • Intercalated — Intercalate In*ter ca*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intercalated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intercalating}.] [L. intercalatus, p. p. of intercalare to intercalate to intercalate; inter between + calare to call, proclaim. See {Calendar}.] [1913 Webster] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intercalating — Intercalate In*ter ca*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intercalated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intercalating}.] [L. intercalatus, p. p. of intercalare to intercalate to intercalate; inter between + calare to call, proclaim. See {Calendar}.] [1913 Webster] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Interstratification — In ter*strat i*fi*ca tion, n. (Geol.) Stratification among or between other layers or strata; also, that which is interstratified. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alabaster — is a name applied to varieties of two distinct minerals: gypsum (a hydrous sulfate of calcium) and calcite (a carbonate of calcium). The former is the alabaster of the present day; the latter is generally the alabaster of the ancients. The two… …   Wikipedia

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