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mar·lit′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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(Geological Science) a type of marl that contains clay and calcium carbonate and is resistant to the decomposing action of air
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Noun1.marlite - metamorphic rock with approximately the same composition as marlmarlite - metamorphic rock with approximately the same composition as marl
metamorphic rock - rock altered by pressure and heat
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The brachiopod fossils are distributed in the algae marlite, and the thin layer of tiny asphalt particles can be observed on the core cross-section.
2 and 3 occur in Devonian to Silurian pyrite-bearing sale and marlite (Figure 1), from which the samples had higher S[O.sub.4.sup.2-] concentration (878.08 mg/L and 812.50 mg/L, resp.) and TDS (1571.81 mg/L and 1195.08 mg/L, resp.), with the chemical types of Mg (Ca)-S[O.sub.4] and Ca (Mg)-S[O.sub.4] (Table 1), indicating interaction between carbonate and groundwater enhanced by the sulfate from the oxidation of pyrite [35].
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The measurements on sedimentary rocks were made in the locality of the Chynice Quarry near Prague (bedded Devonian limestone of the Barrandien area) and in the locality of the Kostiviarska Quarry near Banska Bystrica (Slovakia--argillaceous limestone to marlite of the Krizna nappe of Cretaceous age).
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The exploited raw material is argillaceous limestone to marlite of the Krizna nappe of Cretaceous age.
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Based on the gathered data from the evaluation, the author of the stratigraphy assumes that the Xd chalkstones in the Roudnice region are an equivalent to the marlite of the same stratigraphy classification in the western part of the Ohre facies area.
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