or vein stone
- valueless rock or mineral matter occurring in a vein; gangue.
Also called phleb·o·lith [fleb-uh-lith] /ˈflɛb ə lɪθ/.
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Very often displacement of the walls again takes place, and the infilling or “veinstone” is torn apart and brecciated.
- another word for gangue
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