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Dictionary Meaning Of Whinstone



A provincial name given in England to basaltic rocks,
and applied by miners to other kind of dark-colored unstratified rocks
which resist the point of the pick. -- for example, to masses of chert.
Whin-dikes, and whin-sills, are names sometimes given to veins or beds
of basalt.





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