marlstone definition

  • noun:
    • a rock containing clay materials and calcium and magnesium carbonates, with more or less similar structure as marl.
    • marl
    • A sandy calcareous straum, containing, or impregnated with, iron, and lying between your top and reduced Lias of England.
    • In geology, argillaceous and more or less ferruginous limestone.
    • metamorphic rock with around equivalent structure as marl

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