Novaculite

Novaculite is a form of chert or flint found in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas and Oklahoma and in the Marathon Uplift of Texas. Novaculite is considered to be highly siliceous sediments and may be a product of the low-grade metamorphism of chert beds. The strata were deposited in the Devonian Period and subjected to uplift and folding during ...
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Novaculite

• (n.) A variety of siliceous slate, of which hones are made; razor stone; Turkey stone; hone stone; whet slate. • (n.) A variety of siliceous slate, of which hones are made; razor stone; Turkey stone; hone stone; whet slate.
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Novaculite

No·vac'u·lite noun [ Latin novacula a sharp knife, razor: confer French novaculite .] (Min.) A variety of siliceous slate, of which hones are made; razor stone; Turkey stone; hone stone; whet slate.
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novaculite

very dense, light-coloured, even-textured sedimentary rock, a bedded chert in which microcrystalline silica (silicon dioxide, SiO2) in the form of ...
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