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Silicified
Silicified Si*lic"i*fied, a. (Chem.) Combined or impregnated with silicon or silica, especially the latter; as, silicified wood.
Silicified
Silicify Si*lic"i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Silicified; p. pr. & vb. n. Silicifying.] [L. silex, silicis, a flint + -fy: cf. F. silicifier.] (Chem.) To convert into, or to impregnate with, silica, or with the compounds of silicon. The specimens found . . . are completely silicified. --Say. Note: The silica may take the form of agate, chalcedony, flint, hornstone, or crystalline quartz.

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- Retrieved Feb 15, 2012. Sigleo, Anne (1978). Organic geochemistry of silicified wood, Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Arizona. pp. 1397–1405...
- it is more readily exposed by erosion. Petrified wood is often heavily silicified (the organic material replaced by silicon dioxide), and the impregnated...
- often deposited around larger fossils such as Echinoidea which may be silicified (i.e. replaced molecule by molecule by flint). Chalk as seen in Cretaceous...
- official state rock is bituminous coal, and the official state gemstone is silicified Mississippian fossil Lithostrotionella coral. The limestone also produced...
- Silicified (replaced with silica) fossils from the Road Canyon Formation (Middle Permian of Texas)...
- diagenetic cherty nodules, and stromatolitic limestone and is intensively silicified. The hydrothermal alteration, which created this breccia, has been dated...
- conditions. The intra-volcanic rocks comprise silicified mudstone interfingered with diatomites. The term ‘silicifiedpoints to the fact that the calcium atoms...
- in Devon, and R. Etheridge in Australia. A study of the taphonomy of silicified fossils (especially brachiopods) in Devon concluded b****ite resulted from...
- of water, sometimes with air bubbles. Turritella agate is formed from silicified fossil Elimia tenera (erroneously considered Turritella) s****. E. tenera...
- discovery in Xinjiang in China of early Late Devonian (Frasnian, ca. 374 Ma) silicified fossil cladoxylopsid tree trunks (diameter up to c.70 cm) with preserved...
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