argillaceous rocks

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  • argillaceous — adjective /ɑːʤɪlˈeɪʃəs/ pertaining to clay; made of, containing, or resembling clay The gleam of the land is in its rocks, the fine grained argillaceous rocks, here, not purple or grey, but green of living stone …   Wiktionary

  • argillaceous — adjective resembling or containing clay argillaceous rocks • Syn: ↑clayey • Ant: ↑arenaceous • Derivationally related forms: ↑argil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Argillaceous minerals — appear silvery upon optical reflection and are minerals containing substantial amounts of clay like components ( el. ἄργιλλος = clay). Argillaceous components are fine grained (less than 2 µm) aluminosilicates, and more particularly clay minerals …   Wikipedia

  • argillaceous —    The property of rocks containing clay in non negligible proportions [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • argillaceous — [ˌα:dʒɪ leɪʃəs] adjective Geology (of rocks or sediment) consisting of or containing clay. Origin C17: from L. argillaceus (from argilla clay ) + ous …   English new terms dictionary

  • Slate rocks — Slate Slate (sl[=a]t), n. [OE. slat, sclat, OF. esclat a shiver, splinter, F. [ e]clat, fr. OF. esclater to shiver, to chip, F. [ e]clater, fr. OHG. sleizen to tear, slit, split, fr. sl[=i]zan to slit, G. schleissen. See {Slit}, v. t., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scapolite — (Gr. asairos , rod, stone), is a group of rock forming silicate minerals composed of aluminium, calcium and sodium silicate with chlorine, carbonate and sulfate. The variations in composition of the different members of the group may be expressed …   Wikipedia

  • Migmatite — Ptygmatic folding in migmatite Migmatite on the coast of Saa …   Wikipedia

  • clayey — adjective 1. resembling or containing clay argillaceous rocks • Syn: ↑argillaceous • Ant: ↑arenaceous (for: ↑argillaceous) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Effective porosity — The term effective porosity lacks a single or straightforward definition. Even some of the terms used in its mathematical description (“Vcl” and “Vsh”) have multiple definitions. However, it is most commonly considered to represent the porosity… …   Wikipedia

  • Cordierite — from Italy General Category Silicate mineral Chemical formula …   Wikipedia

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