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Malm
1. An alternative name for the Late Jurassic Epoch, preceded by the Dogger, followed by the Neocomian (Cretaceous), and dated at 157.1–145.6 Ma ( Harland et al., 1989). It comprises the Oxfordian, Kimmeridgian, and Tithonian (see also VOLGIAN) Ages.

2. The name of the corresponding European series, which is roughly contemporaneous with the upper Kawhia and Oteke (New Zealand).

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malm soft friable rock, light loamy soil. OE. *mealm (in mealmstān friable stone, and mealmiht sandy) = ON. malmr ore, metal, Goth. malma sand, f. Gmc. *mal- *mel- grind (see MEAL1); cf. OS., MHG. melm dust.

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