neocomian


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Neocomian \Ne`o*co"mi*an\, n. [From Neocomium, the Latin name of
   Neuchatel, in Switzerland, where these rocks occur.] (Geol.)
   A term applied to the lowest deposits of the Cretaceous or
   chalk formation of Europe, being the lower greensand.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Neocomian \Ne`o*co"mi*an\, a. (Geol.)
   Of or pertaining to the lower greensand.
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