Chert (noun)

A very fine-grained, hard, and dense sedimentary rock, typically light gray or white, that is composed mainly of silica and is found in many parts of the world.


From old english cærst, from proto-germanic *krastaz (rock).


  1. Chert is a type of rock that is very hard and dense.
  2. Chert is commonly used for making tools and weapons.
  3. Chert is a sedimentary rock that is rich in silica.
  4. Chert is a good rock for making knives and arrowheads.
  5. Chert is formed by the precipitation of silica from hot springs or geysers.
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