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(ˈlɪθɔɪd) or


(Geological Science) resembling stone or rock
[C19: from Greek lithoeidēs, from lithos stone]
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(ˈlɪθ ɔɪd)

also li•thoi′dal,

resembling stone; stonelike.
[1835–45; < Greek lithoeidḗs, derivative of líthos stone; see -oid]
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In particular, this previous study was focused on REE concentrations due to their proved effectiveness in archaeometric studies about provenance and raw materials of lithic and lithoid archaeological artifacts [28-30].
The structure of obtained lithoid mass is formed by the hydration of gypsum binder and Portland cement.
In this case, S is assumed to be equal to 1.0 because it refers to lithoid soil formations or homogeneous very rigid soil, including alterations in superficial layers of maximum thickness of 5 m (type A in [25]).