eluvial

[ih-loo-vee-uhl]
adjective
of or pertaining to eluviation or eluvium.

Origin:
1860–65; eluvi(um) + -al1

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eluvium (ɪˈluːvɪəm)
 
n , pl -via
a mass of sand, silt, etc: a product of the erosion of rocks that has remained in its place of origin
 
[C19: New Latin, from Latin ēluere to wash out]
 
e'luvial
 
adj

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The eluvial parent material for these soils contains some limestone rock fragments.
Eluvial placers have been referred to as residual deposits.
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