Definition of oolith in English:


Syllabification: o·o·lith
Pronunciation: /ˈōəˌliTH


Any of the rounded grains making up oolite.
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  • It cuts indiscriminately through the rock fabric, across grains, cement, and matrix; it may truncate fossils, ooliths, veins, and other stylolites.

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