Definition of phosphatic in English:
(Chiefly of rocks and fertilizer) containing or consisting of phosphates.
- The basal part of the transgressive sandstone contains erosion surfaces, reworked bioclasts, phosphatic and glauconite pellets.
- Nodules rich in phosphatic material are found in residual accumulations along disconformities, such as bone beds or lag deposits in marine limestones and shales.
- The sample was taken from a thin limestone lens with phosphatic oolites within the phosphatic greensand.
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