Flinty rock

a siliceous slate; - basanite is here included. See Basanite.

See also: Flinty

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"'Your bed is on the flinty rock, Your sleep to watch alway;'
This mighty ship carried tons of taconite, a flinty rock, from Minnesota mines down to blast furnaces along the lower Great Lakes.
I hunched in the saddle, listening to the monotonous creak of saddle leather, watching the occasional sparks fly from beneath the hooves of my partner's horse clattering over flinty rock just ahead on a trail I couldn't see.
Ten years ago, Haifa-based company Hom Tov tried to interest investors in their revolutionary oil-producing technique which recycles oil shale, a flinty rock impregnated with hydrocarbon.
Reaches of tuart forest and desert oak stretch out on either side, and in the distance to the west, the flinty rock of the Emery and Bonython Ranges suggest harder, drier country.