varicoloured


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varicoloured

(US), varicolored
having many colours; variegated; motley
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The volcaniclastic strata in the Napadogan area, as much as several metres thick, are overlain by non-graphitic, varicoloured ribbon slate and slate-chert, commonly manganiferous.
0 m is represented by interbedded reddish-brown to varicoloured, bioturbated marlstones and argillaceous limestones containing an interlayer with ferruginous (iron) oolites at a depth of 293.
In both cores, red to varicoloured marl- and mudstones, barren of fossils, of the Velise Formation (Adavere Stage) are overlain by grey dolomitic marlstones of the Tolla Member of the Riga Formation (Jaani Stage).