sparagmite

sparagmite

[spə′rag‚mīt]
(geology)
Late Precambrian fragmental rocks of Scandinavia, characterized by high proportions of microcline.
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Morad, "Albitized microcline grains of post-depositional and probable detrital origins in Brottum Formation sandstones (Upper Proterozoic), Sparagmite Region of southern Norway," Geological Magazine, vol.
Zircon U-Pb ages and Lu-Hf isotopes from basement rocks associated with Neoproterozoic sedimentary successions in the Sparagmite Region and adjacent areas, South Norway: the crustal architecture of western Baltica.
and Bidgood, D.E.T., 1959, Palaeomagnetism in some Norwegian Sparagmites and the Late pre-Cambrian Ice Age: Nature, v.