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  • n. A grey form of limestone that contains fossil shells, and reflects a fiery play of colours

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A grayish brown limestone, containing fossil shells, which reflect a beautiful play of colors. It is also called fire marble, from its fiery reflections.

Etymologies

Italian lumachella (Wiktionary)

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