Meaning of zebra rock in English:

zebra rock


mass nounAustralian
  • Whitish rock with red bands or spots, a variety of dolomite found in the east Kimberley region of Western Australia.

    ‘the distribution of zebra rock bears no apparent relationship to either structures or ores’
    • ‘They have a zebra rock mine on an island in Lake Argyle.’
    • ‘The upper part of the calcite cap rock section contains little to no banded "zebra-rock".’
    • ‘There was a vein of zebra rock bisecting the range.’
    • ‘Between them, they've got stones from all around Australia—agates from Queensland and the red Centre, Zebra rock from Kununurra with perfect, even stripes.’
    • ‘Although Zebra Rock is not used as a gemstone, it cuts into attractive artefacts for the display shelf.’