spongolite


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spongolite

[′späŋ·gə‚līt]
(geology)
A rock or sediment composed chiefly of the remains of sponges. Also known as spongolith.
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Contract Awarded for Property Lease - Beard, ACT - 4 Spongolite Street
As Murray and Williamson point out, the apparent abandonment of volcanic glass as a tool material could be counterbalanced by the take-up of spongolite stone 2,500 years ago--but the absurdity of arguing out this change as 'advance or 'regress' should be clear.
There is negligible evidence for widespread distribution of cherts and spongolite, however, despite Aboriginal groups being noted to have had a far wider range than these materials.