Meaning of siderolithic in English:

siderolithic

adjective

(also siderolitic)
Geology
  • Designating a geological formation characterized by the prevalence of iron ores or iron-rich rocks.

Pronunciation

siderolithic

/ˌsɪd(ə)rə(ʊ)ˈlɪθɪk/ /ˌsʌɪdərə(ʊ)ˈlɪθɪk/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Natural History Review. From sidero- + -lithic, after French sidérolitique (also sidérolithique) (J. Thurmann 1836).