argillite definition

  • noun:
    • A metamorphic rock, intermediate between shale and slate, that does not possess real slaty cleavage.
    • A fine-grained sedimentary rock, intermediate between shale and record, occasionally used as a building material
    • Argillaceous schist or slate; clay record. Its colors is bluish or blackish gray, occasionally greenish gray, brownish-red, etc.
    • Argillaceous schist or slate; clay slate (which see, under clay).
    • a sedimentary stone differing from shale in-being limited by silica and from slate in having no slate cleavages
    • A metamorphic rock, advanced between shale and record, that does not have real slaty cleavage.
    • A fine-grained sedimentary stone, advanced between shale and record, occasionally utilized as a building material
    • Argillaceous schist or record; clay record. Its colors is bluish or blackish grey, often greenish gray, brownish red, etc.
    • Argillaceous schist or slate; clay slate (which see, under clay).
    • a sedimentary stone varying from shale in-being bound by silica and from record in having no slate cleavages

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