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greywacke

(ˈɡreɪˌwækə) or

graywacke

n
(Geological Science) any dark sandstone or grit having a matrix of clay minerals
[C19: partial translation of German Grauwacke; see wacke]
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Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc - PS38 (Greywacke, Marlborough, New Zealand): Deliciously aromatic.
They included Kevin Judd, of Marlborough winemakers Cloudy Bay and Greywacke vineyard-fame in New Zealand.
Old Bridge Cellars is a leading sales, marketing and import company based in Napa, California, recognized for its collection of regional estates including d'Arenberg, Joe Dobbes Collection, John Duval, Jasper Hill, Leeuwin Estate, Greywacke, Oveja Negra, Innocent Bystander, Shoofly, Stickybeak and Frisk.
The track in Bahrain on which the 22 drivers will compete on is made up of crushed rock A[degrees] called Greywacke aggregate A[degrees] from a quarry in Shropshire, no less.
Greywacke Marlborough Pinot Gris 2011 is packed with peach and orange flavours plus a splash of apricot.
On 22 January, 1881, after months of effort, the obelisk reached its destination, Greywacke Knoll in Central Park.
It stands out with its natural stone floor made of greywacke as well as marble surfaces in the toilet and wash areas, and the furnishings are in keeping with the warm colours of the new Business Lounge design.
He has since set up on his own and when I tasted his Greywacke Wild Sauvignon 2011 I was blown away.
The Ramseyburg member is composed of greywacke sandstone to siltstone and shale, and slate (Drake et al.
Workers for subcontractor Blue Lake Tunnelers this spring were boring and blasting more than a mile of rock-lined intake tunnels through the grayish sandstone known as greywacke.
31) The region has a foundation of Torlesse Greywacke, hardened sandstone and mudstone with chert and pillow lava elements) that make up the Tararua and Rimutaka Ranges, stretching from Wellington in the South, to to the Manawatu Gorge where they are re-named as the Ruahine Ranges, and continuing further north-east towards East Cape.
The Gilded Rose gold deposit is contained within the Mt Norma Quartzite member of the Proterozoic Soldiers Cap Group, which consists of quartzite, schist, phyllite and metamorphosed greywacke, amphibolite and metadolerite.