Bioliths


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Bioliths

 

minerals and rocks that consist almost entirely of transformed remnants of animals and plants and also of products of their life processes (for example, coal, chalk, and limestone).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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