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bone earth

noun
1.
Origin of bone earth
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55
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  • To these facts may be added the presence of thick beds and veins of iron ore and of apatite or calcium phosphate (bone earth).

    The Chain of Life in Geological Time Sir J. William Dawson

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