kaolin in compact, massive, usually impure form.

Origin of lithomarge

1745–55; < New Latin lithomarga stone marl, equivalent to litho- litho- + Latin marga marl Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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

Word Origin for lithomarge

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