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Glossary

Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

peloid
A microscopic texture. A sedimentary grain composed of micrite carbonate irrespective of origin [20]. Synonyms: (French.) peloide; (German.) mikroskopisches, sedimentares Gefuge; (Greek.) piloidis; (Italian.) peloide; (Spanish.) peloide; (Turkish.) peloit. See micrite, pelsparite.