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si·lic·eous

(si-lish'ŭs),
Containing silica.
Synonym(s): silicious

siliceous

relating to or made of silica or a silicate.
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Typically, the skeleton is formed by spicules, calcareous or siliceous, or with an organic support.
0%, whereas the change in warmer climates with highly siliceous parent materials for the same land use change is <3 t/ha or 8%.
Upper Pleistocene can be distinguished by the presence of siliceous microfossils.
Siliceous limestone (SLS) is occurring as minor bodies in Darukhula and its surrounding areas.
Specimens examined: SPAIN: Castilla y Leon, Burgos: Quintanar de la Sierra, siliceous boulders close to Arlanza river, 1196 m, 41[degrees]59'59" N, 3[degrees]0'57" W, 7 VII 2007, S.
The granite contains fluid inclusions of gases (mainly hydrocarbons) encapsulated in siliceous minerals in myriad micro-fractures.
Quartzitic sandstone, unlike sedimentary sandstone, does not have loose abrasive sand particles and, unlike gravel, has a rough texture similar to the siliceous limestone used in this investigation.
There is a corresponding increase in incompatible elements upwards in the magma chamber, because of the increase in siliceous liquid.
Six taxa of siliceous scale-bearing heliozoa belonging to the genera Acanthocystis, Pinaciophora, Pterocystis, Raphidocystis and Raphidiophrys were observed from various northern Indiana freshwater sites.
ASR is a chemical reaction between the alkalis in cement and certain siliceous aggregates, which causes the concrete to crack.
the ores are siliceous taconite banded iron formations.
Although they saw no green algae colonizing the spicules, the researchers noted that unicellular, siliceous plants, called diatoms, "tend to gather just along the spicules," Gaino says.