• Definition for "novaculite"
    • an extremely tough, heavy, even-textured, silica-bearing sedimentary rock…
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  • Sentence for "novaculite"
    • _whetstones_ are produced largely from a…
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novaculite definition

  • noun:
    • an extremely tough, heavy, even-textured, silica-bearing sedimentary rock used in whetstones.
    • a kind of chert, very full of quartz, that's been regularly make whetstones
    • multiple siliceous record, of which hones are formulated; shaver stone; Turkey rock; hone stone; whet slate.
  • others:
    • A very difficult, fine-grained rock, useful for hones: same as honestone. It's a tremendously silicious selection of clay slate.
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