green mud

green mud

[¦grēn ′məd]
(geology)
A fine-grained, greenish terrigenous mud or oceanic ooze found near the edge of a continental shelf at depths of 300-7500 feet (90-2300 meters).
A deep-sea terrigenous deposit characterized by the presence of a considerable proportion of glauconite and calcium carbonate.
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BEING covered in thick, green mud reeking of eggs was not on my original itinerary for a week in Turkey, but I was assured slathering on the sulphurous slime would do wonders for my health.
The Rasul involves being covered, head to toe, in two types of thick green mud, for face, body and scalp.
No spa experience is complete without some mysterious mud making an appearance, and sure enough, I was then covered in a warm green mud that detoxifies your skin, and wrapped in what I can only describe as cling film (attractive, eh?
The therapist began gently smoothing on a green mud, made from sea minerals and algae, which felt slimy yet warm.
The cynic in me said: "I expect you want to see me caked in green mud and cling film so you can take embarrassing blackmail photos.
As I drifted in and out of paradise, Julie fetched a tub of warm green mud - a Canadian marine mud containing large amounts of magnesium, potassium and calcium - which deep-cleanses and nourishes the skin and is also good for aches and pains.