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A sedimentary rock, usually limestone, consisting of ooliths that are cemented together.

o′o·lit′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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[ˌəʊəˈlɪtɪk] ADJoolítico
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He may even now--if I may use the phrase--be wandering on some plesiosaurus-haunted Oolitic coral reef, or beside the lonely saline lakes of the Triassic Age.
The closest source for the oolitic limestone used is in France, though the results of further analysis are awaited to indicate the location of the quarry.
Analyses of elliptical ooids, strongly oriented quartz grains, elongated clasts, tectonic stylolites and differentiated cleavages in the oolitic limestone/dolomite and calcareous quartzite of the Ambar Formation display a systematic regional arrangement.
Place will also be working with Easton-basedBlue Ocean Biosystems Inc.to evaluate the use of oolitic aragonite (OA), a calcium carbonate mineral similar to limestone, as a phosphorus mitigant and recovery solution, as well as identifying beneficial indigenous nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria that can colonize and proliferate in OA.
We are now informed by Maxwell Hutchinson that it is "not concrete, it's rare oolitic limestone from upper Umbria".
Below Burgan, the Ratawi limestone and the Minagish oolitic limestones act as major reservoirs.
In this study, a [lambda] value of 2 was used for all the samples assuming that they fall within Wyllie's equation for cemented sandstones and oolitic and small vug limestone.
The optical micrographs in Figure 3 reveal that the Guangling hematite ore mainly had taxitic structure, disseminated structure, and similar oolitic structure; the hematite mixed with quartz or mica, hematite, quartz, and clay (mainly kaolinite) formed an oolitic-like structure, quartz formed the core of the similar oolitic structure, and hematite and clay (mainly kaolinite) formed a concentric circle in the similar oolitic structure.
Tang, "Mechanism of phosphorus removal in beneficiation of high phosphorous oolitic hematite by direct reduction roasting with dephosphorization agent," Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, vol.