Definition of Pisolite. Meaning of Pisolite. Synonyms of Pisolite

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Definition of Pisolite

Pisolite
Pisolite Pi"so*lite, n. [Gr. ? a pea + -lite: cf. F. pisolithe.] (Min.) A variety of calcite, or calcium carbonate, consisting of aggregated globular concretions about the size of a pea; -- called also peastone, peagrit. Note: O["o]lite is similar in structure, but the concretions are as small as the roe of a fish.

Meaning of Pisolite from wikipedia

- A pisolite is a sedimentary rock made of pisoids, which are concretionary grainstypically of calcium carbonate which resemble ooids, but are more than...
- Banded iron formation iron ore deposits, including Channel-iron deposits or pisolite type iron ore Heavy mineral sands ore deposits and other sand dune hosted...
- phosphorus, water content (especially pisolite sedimentary ac****ulations) and aluminium (clays within pisolites). Export-grade DSO ores are generally...
- 25–2 millimetres; rocks composed of ooids larger than 2 mm are called pisolites. The term oolith can refer to oolite or individual ooids. Ooids are most...
- banded iron formations and ac****ulations of currently-forming maghemite pisolite alluvials. CIDs are a major source of cheap, high grade iron ore exploited...
- carved by an ancient river system. The Robe Valley operation produces two pisolite (spheroidal crystalline) iron-ore products called Robe River Fines and...
- fish Latin piscis Pisces, piscivore pis- pea Gr**** πίσος (písos) pisoid, pisolite pithec- ape, monkey Gr**** πίθηκος (píthēkos) australopithecine, Australopithecus...
- are placer deposits, formed by ac****ulation of hematite gravels called pisolites which form channel-iron deposits. These are preferred because they are...
- cl****ed as oolites, micrometeorites, impact spherulites, iberulites, pisolites, aerolites, chondrules, biolites, pellets, bubbles, or carbonaceous microspherules...
- finds, traces of human habitation, stalactites and stalagmites, as well as pisolite rocks, the river Miljacka wellspring, all makes this cave among most valuable...
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