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Definition of Argillaceous

Argillaceous
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 from wikipedia

- Argillaceous minerals are minerals containing substantial amounts of clay-like components (Gr****: ἄργιλλος = clay). Argillaceous components are fine-grained...
- sedimentary rock composed predominantly of indurated clay particles. Argillaceous rocks are basically lithified muds and oozes. They contain variable amounts...
- Argillaceous schist is metamorphic rock which exhibits fine laminations of clay materials. Its protolith is argillite. Pelite v t e...
- The Furse Argillaceous Beds is a geologic formation in Scotland. It preserves fossils dating back to the Devonian period. Earth sciences portal Scotland...
- the term "petrichor" to refer to what had previously been known as "argillaceous odour". In the article, the authors describe how the smell derives from...
- thus suggesting a shelf depositional environment. Turbidite facies and argillaceous rocks are prominent in the upper Jharol group, thus suggesting a deep...
- same composition as marl, more correctly called an earthy or impure argillaceous limestone. It has a blocky subconchoidal fracture, and is less fissile...
- marl. Further cl****ification is done by composition as high calcium, argillaceous (clayey), silicious, conglomerate, magnesian, dolomite, and other limestones...
- consists of silty, argillaceous mudstones, silty, calcareous mudstones, and dolomitic mudstones and dolomites. The silty, argillaceous mudstones contain...
- augite, sphene and pyrites. The cementing material may be siliceous or argillaceous and is sometimes calcareous. As a rule greywackes do not contain fossils...
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