Definition of Bituminous limestone. Meaning of Bituminous limestone. Synonyms of Bituminous limestone

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Definition of Bituminous limestone

Bituminous limestone
Bituminous Bi*tu"mi*nous, a. [L. bituminosus: cf. F. bitumineux.] Having the qualities of bitumen; compounded with bitumen; containing bitumen. Near that bituminous lake where Sodom flamed. --Milton. Bituminous coal, a kind of coal which yields, when heated, a considerable amount of volatile bituminous matter. It burns with a yellow smoky flame. Bituminous limestone, a mineral of a brown or black color, emitting an unpleasant smell when rubbed. That of Dalmatia is so charged with bitumen that it may be cut like soap. Bituminous shale, an argillaceous shale impregnated with bitumen, often accompanying coal.

Meaning of Bituminous limestone from wikipedia

- Bituminous limestone is limestone impregnated and sometimes deeply colored with bituminous matter derived from the decomposition of animal and plant remains...
- marble"; crystalline limestone) Tonoloway Limestone Eramosa marble (not a "true marble"; bituminous dolomite) Tyndall stone Tamala Limestone Oamaru stone This...
- Bituminous waterproofing systems are designed to protect residential and commercial buildings. Bitumen (asphalt or coal-tar pitch) is a mixed substance...
- Older Parian Group is a geologic group in Trinidad and Tobago. The bituminous limestone preserves fossils of Didymotis trinidadensis dating back to the Aptian...
- by mixing bitumen, pitch, and sand, or manufactured from natural bituminous limestones, used to pave streets and walks, to line cisterns, etc.", used as...
- composed of broken fragments cemented by a matrix Calcarenite – A type of limestone that is composed predominantly of sand-size grains Chalk – A soft, white...
- aggregate particles to create asphalt concrete. Its other main uses are for bituminous waterproofing products, including production of roofing felt and for sealing...
- by the Clifty Region, largely of Pennsylvanian sandstone, occasionally bituminous; the boundary with the Pennyroyal is the Dripping Springs Escarpment....
- part of the 19th century; here it is ****ociated with emerald in a bituminous limestone of Cretaceous age. Closely allied to parisite, and indeed first described...
- compacted and overlaid with asphalt pavement. Cold in-place recycling. Bituminous pavement is ground or milled into small particles. The asphalt millings...
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