nummulitic


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num·mu·lite

 (nŭm′yə-līt′)
n.
A large, coin-shaped, fossil foraminifer of the genus Nummulites, widely distributed in limestone formations from the Eocene Epoch to the Miocene Epoch of the Cenozoic.

[From New Latin Nummulītēs, type genus, from Latin nummulus, diminutive of nummus, coin, probably from Greek nomimos, customary, legal; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]

num′mu·lit′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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This unit thus represents the Nummulitic Series" of Middlemiss (1896) the Khairabad Limestone" of Gee (1934) has been well-studied for the local biostratigrahic and sedimentolgical investigations (Sameeni and Butt 1992; Afzal et al.
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In upper part of it, Karaj Formation has been placed gradually on Middle Eocene nummulitic limestone (Figures 3, 4 and 5)
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