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  • n. Plural form of phosphorite.


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  • Around 85% of phosphate fertilizers produced today come from phosphorites and sedimentary phosphate mineralizations which are comprised of fine mineral crystallises.

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  • A direct feed of raw mineral is frequently not practical due to the relatively low solubility of untreated phosphorites.

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  • In the remarkable memoir on the phosphorites of Quercy, to which I have referred, M. Filhol describes no fewer than seventeen varieties of the genus _Cynodictis_, which fill up all the interval between the viverine animals and the bear-like dog _Amphicyon_; nor do I know any solid ground of objection to the supposition that, in this _Cynodictis-Amphicyon_ group, we have the stock whence all the Viveridæ, Felidæ, Hyænidæ, Canidæ, and perhaps the

    Darwiniana : Essays — Volume 02

  • Territories of America, have appeared almost wholly since 1870, those of M. Filhol on the phosphorites of Quercy in 1878.

    Darwiniana : Essays — Volume 02

  • "During the epoch of the phosphorites, great changes took place in animal forms, and almost the same types as those which now exist became defined from one another.

    Darwiniana : Essays — Volume 02


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