- kaolin in compact, massive, usually impure form.
Origin of lithomarge
1745–55; < New Latin lithomarga stone marl, equivalent to litho- litho- + Latin marga marl
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Historical Examples of lithomarge
In Antrim the bole is associated with lithomarge, bauxite and pisolitic iron-ore.
- 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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