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siliceous

[sə′lish·əs]
(petrology)
Describing a rock containing abundant silica, especially free silica.
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Dr Kate Hendry, one of the Bristol co-authors, is currently leading a European Research Council funded project, ICY-LAB, to provide unprecedented insights into nutrient cycling, biomineralization, and the taxonomy and biogeography of siliceous organisms in an ecologically important region near Greenland.
In this study, NR reinforced with siliceous earth were synthesized and processed by mechanical mixing method and latex coagulation method.
7 also shows that soils derived from the intermediate-upper parent material class (a central class;-18% of soils in NSW) have the highest erodibility, which then generally decreases with both more and less siliceous material (based on modal, mean and median results).
Aktifit PF 111 is a Calcined Neuburg Siliceous Earth with a surface modified with a special alkyl silane.
The lithology of underlying strata, the Piyuancun Formation of Upper Sinian, is grey siliceous dolomite.
The above scholars had studied the mechanical properties of steel fiber or silica fume shotcrete, but little research had been done on the mechanical properties of steel fiber-reinforced siliceous wet shotcrete.
It is organized in grains spread in a siliceous matrix.
Prospecting in 2015 focussed on a highly siliceous gossanous andesite outcrop with azurite/malachite oxidation and possible tetrahedrite.
Pico Huevo is a siliceous mountain where this orchid does not live.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang can be compared to a huge geological museum thanks to its complicated geological structure with different categories of stone including sandstone, quartz, schist, siliceous limestone, granite, granodiorite, diorite, applet, pegmatite, etc.
The sponge Chondrosia reniformis selectively engulfs siliceous particles that, when in crystalline form, become quickly dissolved in its ectosome.