Definition of lithographic limestone in English:

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lithographic limestone


[mass noun]
A compact fine-grained yellowish limestone used in lithography. It sometimes contains finely preserved Upper Jurassic fossils.
Example sentences
  • The Solnhofen lithographic limestones are Late Jurassic in age and occur beneath a large part of Bavaria, southern Germany.
  • They occur flattened on bedding plane surfaces of light-brown lithographic limestone.
  • They're from this special kind of matrix called a lithographic limestone.

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