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lithomarge

[ lith-uh-mahrj ]

noun

  1. kaolin in compact, massive, usually impure form.


lithomarge

/ ˈlɪθəˌmɑːdʒ /

noun

  1. a smooth compact type of kaolin: white or reddish and often mottled


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Word History and Origins

Origin of lithomarge1

1745–55; < New Latin lithomarga stone marl, equivalent to litho- litho- + Latin marga marl

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Word History and Origins

Origin of lithomarge1

C18: from New Latin lithomarga from litho- + Latin marga marl

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Example Sentences

In Antrim the bole is associated with lithomarge, bauxite and pisolitic iron-ore.

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