Definition of Stylolites

1. Noun. (plural of stylolite) ¹



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Definition of Stylolites

1. stylolite [n] - See also: stylolite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stylolites

styloglossal
stylograph
stylographic
stylographical
stylographically
stylographies
stylographs
stylography
stylohyal
stylohyals
stylohyoid
styloid
styloid process
styloids
stylolite
stylolites (current term)
stylomastoid
stylomastoid vein
stylomaxillary
stylometer
stylometers
stylometric
stylometrics
stylometry
stylommatophorous
stylophone
stylophones
stylopodia
stylopodium
stylos

Literary usage of Stylolites

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1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1867)
"One of the most interesting localities of stylolites in Europe is that already mentioned in the Muschelkalk at Rudersdorf, near Berlin, where this structure ..."

2. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1867)
"One of the most interesting localities of stylolites in Europe is that already mentioned in the Muschelkalk at Rudersdorf, near Berlin, where this structure ..."

3. Fluid Flow Through Faults and Fractures in Argillaceous Formations by Nuclear Energy Agency (1998)
"Tectonic fractures can be roughly subdivided into three main categories - joints, faults and veins/stylolites - depending on the observed movement of the ..."

4. Annual Report by Dept. of Geology and Natural Resources, Indiana (1897)
"The stylolites have been variously designated. Among the names which have ... There is a difference of opinion as to the origin or cause of the stylolites. ..."

5. Reports ... 2d Series by International Labour Office, United States Tariff Commission (1915)
"Contains chert, some of which is decomposed; stylolites abundant in upper part Limestone, light buff-gray to gray, dense to coarsely crystalline; ..."

6. The Stratigraphy of the Pennsylvania Series in Missouri by Henry Hinds, Frank Cook Greene, David White, Geological Survey (U.S.) (1915)
"Contains chert, some of which decomposed; stylolites abundant in upper part Limestone, light buff-gray to gray, dense to coarsely crystalline; contains thin ..."

7. The Barite Deposits of Missouri and the Geology of the Barite District by William Arthur Tarr (1918)
"The dolomite and san Istone show several important struct- oral features, such as ripple-marks, cress-bedding, mud-cracks, oolites, and stylolites. ..."

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