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varicoloured

(US), varicolored
having many colours; variegated; motley
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The basin-plain facies association, comprising the Ispikan formation, is represented mainly by alternations of biogenic cream and varicoloured pelagic and hemipelagic mudstone and shale interbedded with very thin-bedded sandstone/siltstone i.e.
The Baker member comprises varicoloured phyllite, micaceous quartzite and limestone in decreasing order of abundance.
2 and 4.A) records, in the varicoloured shales of the lower Pian delle Baste Member, a stable mineralogical association of illite-chlorite and some poor flakes of kaolinite; the alternating sandstones and siltstones prevalently consist, after Folk's systematics (1968), of arkose and lithic arkose, due to the presence of abundant feldspars (albiteoligoclase), locally rimmed by neogenic albite.
Varicoloured mixed carbonate-siliciclastic rocks are represented by cement-supported silt- and sandstone, and by dolomitic marlstone and dolostone including siliciclastic material (Fig.
It measures just 5ins in length and was made from varicoloured gold, diamonds, rubies and other precious metals.
Their garments are strikingly similar to Trimalchio's fashion: Next day they put on varicoloured garments and beautified themselves hideously by daubing clay pigment on their faces and outlining their eyes with greasepaint.
Today, she looks the way Elizabeth Taylor could only have dreamed of at a similar age, with immaculately spiked hair and an elegant varicoloured casual suit.