Definition of 'quartzite'
Example sentences containing 'quartzite'
The forest opens out to an eerie landscape where swathes of white sand sparkle with silver quartzite.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
All three have rounded or ovoid quartzite cursing stones in smooth, cup-like depressions on their upper surfaces.A Guide to Megalithic Ireland (1992)
It was a cool, unrelenting wind and in places it had scoured the sand from the bedrock and the quartzite gleamed beneath it as white as bone.The Crossing-Place (1993)
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