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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling or containing clay.

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  • The argillaceous sandstones are very fine grained and moderately well sorted.
  • argillaceous rocks
  • Hydraulic limestones, sometimes referred to as argillaceous limestones have a high proportion of clay and silicia (15-20 %) and can be either high calcium or magnesian.
  • Besides metallic bolts, wooden slot-and-wedge anchors were applied in the U.S.A. mainly in places with soft hanging such as argillaceous and quarzitic shalestone. for more
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