stinkstone


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stink stone

also stink·stone (stĭngk′stōn′)
n.
A variety of limestone that emits a disagreeable odor when struck or rubbed.
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stinkstone

(ˈstɪŋkˌstəʊn)
n
(Geological Science) any of various rocks producing a fetid odour when struck, esp certain limestones
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The Cambrian part of the local succession consists of bituminous shale with subordinate beds and lenses of bituminous limestone (anthraconite, 'orsten'/'stinkstone'), belonging to the Alum Shale Formation (Figs 2A, B, 3; Westergard 1922).