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Pisolite

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A habit of some carbonates, oxides and hydroxides consisting of small globular concretions, larger than oolites (2mm).

Classification of Pisolite

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Other Names for Pisolite

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German:Erbsenstein
Pisolith

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Pisolite

Reference List:

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Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 153.

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