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garnetiferous

[gahr-ni-tif-er-uh s]
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adjective
  1. containing or yielding garnets.
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Origin of garnetiferous

First recorded in 1850–55; garnet + -i- + -ferous
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Historical Examples

  • A course gneiss is the predominant rock, but is associated with garnetiferous mica-schists and much intrusive granite.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3

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