adjective see glauconite

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  • glauconitic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|nid.ik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary glauconite + ic : containing or resembling glauconite glauconitic limestone * * * glauconitic / nitˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑glauconite …   Useful english dictionary

  • glauconitic — See glauconite. * * * …   Universalium

  • glauconitic — glau·co·nit·ic …   English syllables

  • glauconite — glauconitic /glaw keuh nit ik/, adj. /glaw keuh nuyt /, n. a greenish micaceous mineral consisting essentially of a hydrous silicate of potassium, aluminum, and iron and occurring in greensand, clays, etc. [1830 40; < Gk glaukón, neut. of glaukós …   Universalium

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