Definition of glauconitic in US English:

glauconitic

adjective

  • See glauconite

    • ‘The bones were preserved in a poorly consolidated, glauconitic sandy matrix that was easily removed using a dental pick and soft brush after initial consolidation of the bones with acrylic resin.’
    • ‘Erratic boulders of glauconitic limestone in northern Germany.’
    • ‘Trails in another specimen are somewhat wider and closely resemble horizontal galleries well represented in the glauconitic sandstone unit at Mattaia.’
    • ‘The lowermost 6 m consist of dark grey-green glauconitic sands.’
    • ‘The upper part comprises clay-rich glauconitic sands without shell debris, and with patchy areas of orange-brown and reddish - brown staining toward the top.’

Pronunciation

glauconitic

/ˌɡlôkəˈnitik/