Brick clay

clay suitable for, or used in making, bricks.
the common clay, containing some iron, and therefore turning red when burned.

See also: Brick, Clay

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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We tried several locations before we opened up a pit that furnished brick clay. I had always supposed that brickmaking was very simple, but I soon found out by bitter experience that it required special skill and knowledge, particularly in the burning of the bricks.
It has 2937 thousand cubic meters of tuff resources in Tulus area, 5434 thousand cubic meters of building sand in Chaxmagchay and Soltanli fields, 296 thousand cubic meters of brick clay resources in Garacalli, 6644 thousand tons of volcanic ash used in cement production, as well as large limestone, chalcedony and sand fields.
Despite the quarry closing in 2008, there is still planning permission to extract brick clay from the site until 2042.
Black brick clay and terracotta brick clay with coloured slips; 142.2 x 155 cm.
Since the bridge building from clay bricks occurs in Europe in the relatively short period, today in many countries investigations regarding the restoration of old brick masonry structures have been carried out, also investigations of brick clay, methods of determination of load carrying capacity and restoration methods are among them, see Gattesco et al.
Here an old nomad who leads a water buffalo on the long desert journey is juxtaposed with a group of children building huts out of brick clay. The schematic presentation is broken only by the seeming anachronism of the nomad storyteller entertaining the children using a modern recording device and microphone.
His work varies from the domestic to the monumental and is characterised by a subtle palette of whites, reds and greys in stoneware, porcelain and brick clay.
I remembered that in Mexico they often mixed manure into brick clay so, besides the smell, what was the harm?
Sometimes we made the long walk to Parsons Hill, Kings Norton, and the old Kings Norton brick clay hole.
In kaolin ceramics, there was a distinct Kaiser effect, while pottery mixture and the kaolin-fly ash and brick clay composites had high background AE activity during the second loading.
Safeguarding essential minerals such as brick clay, sand and gravel to support future construction in the West Midlands is one of the issues addressed in a consultation exercise ending this week.