IPA: kwˈɔrtsaɪt


  • (mineralogy) A metamorphic rock from sandstone, consisting of interlocking grains of quartz.

Examples of "quartzite" in Sentences

  • The term does not include quartzite.
  • It consists of a white massive quartzite.
  • The area is also noted for quartzite quarries.
  • The slate is interlaced with dolomite and quartzite.
  • The rocks are mainly sedimentary rocks and quartzite.
  • The summit is marked by a shattered lump of quartzite.
  • The geology is soft feldspathic sandstone with quartzite.
  • The Sioux Quartzite is a red to pink Proterozoic quartzite.
  • Located southwest of the city there are quartzite quarries.
  • The 'Sioux Quartzite' is a red to pink Proterozoic quartzite.

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