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Definition of Alum shale

Alum shale
Alum schist Al"um schist", Alum shale Al"um shale", (Min.) A variety of shale or clay slate, containing iron pyrites, the decomposition of which leads to the formation of alum, which often effloresces on the rock.

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- The Alum Shale Formation (also known as alum schist and alum slate) is a formation of black shale of Middle Cambrian to Tremadocian (Lower Ordovician)...
- Revolution. One of the oldest historic sites for the production of alum from shale and human urine are the Peak alum works in Ravenscar, North Yorkshire...
- An alum (/ˈæləm/) is a type of chemical compound, usually a hydrated double sulfate salt of aluminium with the general formula XAl(SO4)2·12H2O, where X...
- production in Sillamäe, Estonia, and between 1950 and 1989 Sweden used alum shale for the same purposes. Oil shale gas has served as a substitute for natural...
- free-living pentastomids. The Cambrian strata consist of alum shales with limestone nodules (the Alum Shale Formation), which are interpreted as the products...
- from the organic rich Cambro-Ordovician Alum Shale over an area covering about 150 km². The prospective Alum Shale was encountered at depths of 75–85 metres...
- The Alum Cr**** Lake reservoir was built in 1974, covers 5 sq mi (13 km2) and has a maximum capacity of 134,815 acre feet (166,292,000 m3). Alum Cr****...
- Originally Ytong autoclaved aerated concrete in Sweden was produced with alum shale, whose combustible carbon content was beneficial in the production process...
- used for uranium production in Sillamäe, Estonia, and during 1950–1989 alum shale was used in Sweden for the same purpose. Oil shale gas can also be used...
- consists of göta granite. The Cambrian sedimentary rocks are sandstone and alum shale. The sandstone layer is on average 24 m (79 ft) thick. Above this there...
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