Complete Definition of "chert"

English
Noun
en-noun|chert
#An impure, massive, generally dull colored, flintlike quartz or hornstone. By general usage in mineralogy and geology, a chert does not have a conchoidal fracture. By general North American usage in archaeology (archeology) the term chert has been used until recently for quartzes (including flint) with a conchoidal fracture.

Translations

Estonian: ränikivi
French: chaille
mid
German: Hornstein, Feuerstein
Polish: rogowiec

ar:chert
vi:chert
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