Roggenstein, rog′en-stīn, n. a kind of oolite in which the grains are cemented by argillaceous matter.
The flora of the oolite was peculiarly a flora of intermediate forms.
It is carved in oolite, twenty-five inches high, evidently a relic of the Roman occupation of Britain.
It commences in the oolite, and terminates in the next formation.
The archeopteryx of the oolite has the true carinate shoulder structure.
The Plaine, resting on oolite limestone, is treeless but fertile.
These were shown to be as old at least as the oolite and lias.
The examples of mammalia, above alluded to, are confined to the Trias and the oolite.
A few species, such as Equisetites columnaris, are common to this group, and the oolite.
The oolite limestone beds consist of white soft limestones, having at intervals bands of marly clay.