Moqui marble

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Probably from Moqui (Hopi), although a folk etymology claims that it comes from the near-homophonous Hopi mooki (dead).

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Moqui marble (plural Moqui marbles)

  1. Any of a group of iron oxide concretions, shaped like small balls, found in the Navajo Sandstone Formation in Utah.

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