marlite

marlstone

[mahrl-stohn]
noun
an indurated marl.
Also called marlite [mahr-lahyt] .


Origin:
1830–40; marl1 + stone

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marlite or marlstone (ˈmɑːlaɪt, ˈmɑːlˌstəʊn)
 
n
a type of marl that contains clay and calcium carbonate and is resistant to the decomposing action of air
 
marlstone or marlstone
 
n

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