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Definition of Argillaceous schist

Argillaceous schist
Argillaceous Ar`gil*la"ceous, a. [L. argillaceus, fr. argilla.] Of the nature of clay; consisting of, or containing, argil or clay; clayey. Argillaceous sandstone (Geol.), a sandstone containing much clay. Argillaceous iron ore, the clay ironstone. Argillaceous schist or state. See Argillite.

Meaning of Argillaceous schist from wikipedia

- Argillaceous schist is metamorphic rock which exhibits fine laminations of clay materials. Its protolith is argillite....
- Earth's crust. Some examples of metamorphic rocks are gneiss, slate, marble, schist, and quartzite. Metamorphic minerals are those that form only at the high...
- sedimentary rock composed predominantly of indurated clay particles. Argillaceous rocks are basically lithified muds and oozes. They contain variable amounts...
- augite, sphene and pyrites. The cementing material may be siliceous or argillaceous and is sometimes calcareous. As a rule greywackes do not contain fossils...
- metres (9,626 ft). Geologically, the island consists of gneiss and argillaceous schists with occasional tufts and other sedimentary layers from which fossils...
- 40 km carbonate-free phyllite and arenite with turbidite facies and argillaceous rocks. Udaipur Group is a thick ac****ulation of greywacke-phyllite ba****t...
- it comes into contact with air and water and can attack concrete, argillaceous schist, cracks with clay and water, and hard volcanic rocks. Another committee...
- terms based on grain size, avoiding the use of terms such as clay or argillaceous which carry an implication of chemical composition. The Ancient Gr****...
- the rock. Large, nearly idiomorphic crystals are sometimes found in argillaceous rocks (altered calcareous shales) that have suffered thermal metamorphism...
- metamorphosed acid and basic tuffites and argillaceous rocks. Minor cherts and marbles also occur. The Green Schist Formation, a distinctive unit overlying...
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