The lower, and especially the middle submesocyclites of the Middle Riksu Beds contain the largest amount of clayish
material typical of the outer part of the open shelf, while the upper and topmost submesocyclites contain numerous discontinuity surfaces, fine-grained storm-layers (tempestites), rounded, pyritized bio- and lithoclasts which are characteristic of the inner part of the open shelf.
8 m) is represented by clayish
and micritic dolostones (mainly dolowackestone).
Also in the same square were two small blackish nodules of colouring matter with an approximate diameter of 2 cm: coated by a clayish
cortex, they look scraped in several places, letting a red-coloured surface appear through the cortex.
The mineral part as the main wearing agent of oil shale consists of carbonate and clayish
sandstone compounds .
This is most likely due to the sealing of the alabaster unguentarium by the clayish
earth, which prevented contact with oxygen," said Ribechini.
soil will slow but not halt its spread; under favorable conditions it may invade other parts of the garden.
The body itself, that "blind unsentient barrow of deluded clay and breath" (Absalom 114), is uncanny, that is, both in its clayish
opacity and bizarre, robotic movements: (9)
Inside the nests of fungus-growers a much lighter clayish
structure comprises the royal cell and chambers with fungus gardens.
After visiting the fifteenth-century Belmonte castle (where a caretaker dreamily described the kiss Charlton Heston gave Sofia Loren while shooting a scene for El Cid) I enter La Mancha: an endless clayish
plain south of the Castilian tableland, with large white pueblos among vast expanses of vineyards, golden wheatfields, and oak woods.
2-20 cm thick interbeds, which differed from their host marlstones and limestones in their soft clayish
consistency and/or in colour.