pseudo-oolith

pseudo-oolith

[¦sü·dō′ō‚ō‚lith]
(geology)
A spherical or roundish pellet or particle (generally less than l millimeter in diameter) in a sedimentary rock, externally resembling an oolith in size or shape but of secondary origin and amorphous or crypto- or microcrystalline, and lacking the radial or concentric internal structure of an oolith. Also known as false oolith.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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