Itacolumite meaning

ĭt'ə-kŏl'yə-mīt'
A variety of sandstone that is flexible when cut into thin slabs.
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A type of fine-grained sandstone deposited in flexible layers.
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(mineralogy) A porous yellow sandstone that is flexible when cut into thin strips.
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Origin of itacolumite

After Itacolumi (Itacolomi), a mountain of east-central Brazil