radiolarite

noun
ra·​di·​o·​lar·​ite
plural -s

Definition of radiolarite

1 : a fossil radiolarian shell
2 : a sediment or earth composed of the skeletal remains of radiolaria

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History and Etymology for radiolarite

International Scientific Vocabulary radiolar- (from New Latin Radiolaria) + -ite

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radiolarian ooze

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“Radiolarite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radiolarite. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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