quartziferous

[ kwawrt-sif-er-uhs ]
/ kwɔrtˈsɪf ər əs /

adjective

consisting of or containing quartz: quartziferous rock.

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Origin of quartziferous

First recorded in 1825–35; quartz + -i- + -ferous
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British Dictionary definitions for quartziferous

quartziferous
/ (kwɔːtˈsɪfərəs) /

adjective

containing or composed of quartz
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