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Noun Concept
Categories: Mineralogy, Petrology, Geology stubs, Sedimentary rocks, Minerals
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nodule
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(mineralogy) a small rounded lump of mineral substance (usually harder than the surrounding rock or sediment) WordNet 3.0
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(mineralogy) a small rounded lump of mineral substance (usually harder than the surrounding rock or sediment) WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In sedimentology and geology, a nodule is a small, irregularly rounded knot, mass, or lump of a mineral or mineral aggregate that typically has a contrasting composition, such as a pyrite nodule in coal, a chert nodule in limestone, or a phosphorite nodule in marine shale, from the enclosing sediment or sedimentary rock. Wikipedia
Knot, mass, or lump of a mineral or mineral aggregate with a contrasting composition Wikidata
A rounded mass or irregular shape; a little knot or lump. Wiktionary
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