sedimentary clay

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Noun1.sedimentary clay - clay soil formed by sedimentary deposits
dirt, soil - the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
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Although this sedimentary clay is found on nearly every continent the quality varies greatly with two primary distinctions.
The abundance of sedimentary clay with high plasticity and potters' skills give room for creation of forms ranging from bowls to large drinking water storage pots and water jars or bottles with intricate shapes and modes of decoration.
The curving seat wall defines an 8-foot-wide elevated patio in front of this distinctive stone fireplace (the stone is made of sedimentary clay from Arizona).