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quartziferous

[kwawrt-sif-er-uh s] /kwɔrtˈsɪf ər əs/
adjective
1.
consisting of or containing quartz:
quartziferous rock.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; quartz + -i- + -ferous
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quartziferous

/kwɔːtˈsɪfərəs/
adjective
1.
containing or composed of quartz
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