The nature of the bark is known by its splintery, fibrous, or corky texture.
It is rarely used for inside finishing, owing to its brittle and splintery character.
The next rock is a porphyritic horn-stone, and splintery horn-stone.
Hornstone occurs under three modifications; splintery hornstone, conchoidal hornstone, and woodstone.
A brittle wood breaks suddenly with a clean ...