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Allaby, Michael, 2013, A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences [4th Edition]: Oxford University Press, 672 p., ISBN 978-0199653065

Fettes, D., and Desmons, J., [editors], 2011, Metamorphic Rocks -- A Classification and Glossary of Terms: New York, Cambridge University Press, 244 p., ISBN 978-0-521-33618-5

Le Maitre, R.W., [editor] and others, 20004, Igneous Rocks -- A Classification and Glossary of Terms [2nd Edition]: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press, 244 p., ISBN 978-0-521-33618-5.

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary [11th Edition]: Springfield, Massachusetts, Merriam-Webster, Inc., 1623 p., ISBN 978-0-87779-809-5

Neuendorf, K.K.E., Mehl, J.P., Jr., and Jackson, J. A., 2005, Glossary of Geology [5th Edition]: Alexandria, Virginia, American Geological Institute, 779 p., ISBN 978-0-922152-76-6

Salvador, A., [editor], 2013, International Stratigraphic Guide [2nd Edition]: International Union of Geological Sciences and Geological Society of America, 214 p., ISBN 0-8137-7401-2

Wikipedia Glossary of Geology, accessible via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_geology