Itacolumite definition

ĭtə-kŏlyə-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

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Itacolumi +‎ -ite

    From Wiktionary