adjective see vug

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  • vuggy — See vug. * * * …   Universalium

  • vuggy — vug·gy …   English syllables

  • vuggy — ˈvəgē, ˈvu̇gē adjective : of or relating to a vug * * * vuggˈy adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑vug …   Useful english dictionary

  • vug — vuggy, adj. /vug, voog/, n. Geol. a small cavity in a rock or vein, often lined with crystals. Also, vugg, vugh. [1810 20; < Cornish vooga cave; cf. L fovea pit] * * * …   Universalium

  • vug — noun Etymology: modification of Late Cornish fugo cave; akin to Old Cornish vooga cave, Late Cornish ogo, googoo sea cave, Old Welsh guocof, guocob cave Date: 1818 a small unfilled cavity in a lode or in rock • vuggy adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Apollo 15, Lunar surface — Apollo 15 Commander David Scott and Lunar Module Pilot James Irwin spent three days on the Moon and a total of 18½ hours outside the spacecraft on lunar extra vehicular activity. The mission was the first not to land in a lunar mare, instead… …   Wikipedia

  • Greisen — is a highly altered granitic rock or pegmatite. Greisen is formed by autogenic alteration of a granite and is a class of endoskarn.Greisens appear as highly altered rocks, partly coarse, crystalline granite, partly vuggy with miarolitic cavities …   Wikipedia

  • Porosity — or void fraction is a measure of the void (i.e., empty ) spaces in a material, and is a fraction of the volume of voids over the total volume, between 0–1, or as a percentage between 0–100%. The term is used in multiple fields including… …   Wikipedia

  • nonvuggy — adjective Not vuggy …   Wiktionary

  • Madison Group — Madison Limestone Stratigraphic range: Mississippian …   Wikipedia

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