argillaceous rock

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Noun1.argillaceous rock - a sedimentary rock formed from clay deposits
sedimentary rock - rock formed from consolidated clay sediments
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Blind deposits may be found beneath the Carhuaz Formation, which is composed of relatively ductile, and impermeable, argillaceous rock.
There, excessive rainfall percolating through argillaceous rock unbalanced the delicate groundwater condition that was present beneath the sloping ground.
The main rock assemblage in this segment is dark-black argillaceous rock containing organic matter (silty claystone, oil shale) interbedded with sandy dolostone and dolomitic siltstone of approximately isopachous type.
In the current research, the UCS and the Is(50) of the argillaceous rock samples were correlated, as can be seen in Figure 3.
Avoiding the contact of samples with air showed to be necessary, since this argillaceous rock is extremely susceptible to pyrite oxidation.
Gamble, Durability-plasticity classification of shales and other argillaceous rocks [Ph.
Accordingly, we selected ostracodes, bivalves and conchostracans, fossilized in argillaceous rocks for microscope and scanning electron microscope observation.
Argillaceous rocks in the production of silica brick.
The Abbottabad Formation was named by Mark and Ali (1961) for a set of predominantly dolomitic rocks with subordinate siliceous and argillaceous rocks from the Sirban Hill Abbottabad.
Overlying the dark argillaceous rocks is the other distinctive unit, consisting of coarse conglomerate of the Windsor Group dominated by angular metamorphic clasts, dominantly gneiss.