What Is Chert Used for?

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Chert refers to a variety of silica that contains microcrystalline quartz. It can also be defined as a siliceous rock of chalcedonic or opaline silica occurring in limestone. Chert is often reddish-brown to green but can also occur in a variety of other colours, especially white, brown, pink or black.
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chert
[churt]
NOUN
1.
a compact rock consisting essentially of microcrystalline quartz.
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