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Glossary of Terms

Pisolite

Type of sedimentary rock that is pisolitic in habit, composed of spheroids of layered material larger than 2 mm. In the case of pisolite/pisolitic limestone, the particles are made of radiating Calcite/Aragonite needles. Such sedimentary rocks are also referred to as a pisoliths. Bauxite is another type of Pisolite.

Pisolite of Bauxite



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