Arenicolite Ar`e*nic"o*lite, n. [L. arena sand + colere to cherish or live.] (Paleon.) An ancient wormhole in sand, preserved in the rocks. --Dana. [1913 Webster]

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  • arenicolite — əˌlīt noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Arenicola + English ite : a marking found on certain stratified rocks generally regarded as the trail of a mollusk or crustacean though formerly supposed to represent arenicolous worm borrows or trails * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Fortune Head — is a headland located about 1.6 km from the town of Fortune on the Burin Peninsula, southeastern Newfoundland.A 410 m thick section of rock along its cliffs is designated the Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point (or GSSP) representing the …   Wikipedia

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