Psammitic

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Psammitic sa-mit′ik in geology, applied to derivative rocks composed of rounded grains, as ordinary sandstone.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. psammos, sand.

Usage

In literature:

It seems to me to be a clayey sandstone (Psammite) penetrated by silica.
"Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia" by Ludwig Leichhardt
Psammite de Napoleon, Coct.
"Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Grey
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