Definition of greensand in English:


Syllabification: green·sand
Pronunciation: /ˈgrēnˌsand


  • A greenish kind of sandstone, often loosely consolidated.
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    • The sample was taken from a thin limestone lens with phosphatic oolites within the phosphatic greensand.
    • Use additions of mineral-rich materials such as rock phosphate or greensand to tailor the nutrients in your compost to match the needs of your soil and plants.
    • They lie on a fault line created by a seam of greensand, which runs for 200 miles from Lyme Regis to the Wash, taking in the edge of the Bowood Estate.

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