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- adjective Containing quartz.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Consisting of quartz, or chiefly of quartz; containing quartz.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Min.) Consisting chiefly of quartz; containing quartz.
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- adjective Yielding or containing
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Other projects included the re-routing of the River Sfintu-Gheorghe by cutting a straight canal through the numerous meanders, which would speed up the flow of water and radically alter the pattern of alluvial deposition, and the exploitation of quartziferous sand from the sand dunes in particular on the Grindul-Caraorman barrier and exploitation of zircon and titan at Grindul Saraturile.
The principal soil types on which this ecoregion develops are quartziferous sands, pseudo-spodosols in the west and lateritic soils.
As gold and silver are both extracted from quartziferous ores by treatment with potassium cyanide solution according to the
Most of Cuba’s wet forests are located over quartziferous rock, limestone, and serpentinites.