septarian


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septarian

[sep′tar·ē·ən]
(geology)
Pertaining to the irregular polygonal pattern of internal cracks developed in septaria.
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1 & 2), usually rounded and many showing septarian features, similar to nodules interpreted as pedogenic in the western Louisiana fossiliferous conglomerates (Schiebout 1994: Figs.
For example, there is a rare septarian nodule, which is a round mineral accretion filled with natural crystals, that looks like radical modern art," Hobbs explained.
The Myers barites are also golden brown, forming on pale yellow calcite druses encrusting cavities in septarian nodules.
Actually the letters stand for Kladenska Asociace Rozbijecu Pelosideritu ("Kladno Association for the Breaking Open of Septarian Nodules").