fahlband

noun
fahl·​band | \ ˈfälˌbänt, -band \

Definition of fahlband

: a band or stratum in crystalline rock containing metallic sulfides

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History and Etymology for fahlband

German, from fahl pale, faded, dun-colored (from Old High German falo) + band, from Old High German bant; from its pale color at decomposition

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“Fahlband.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fahlband. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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