soft rock

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soft rock

[′sȯft ′räk]
(mining engineering)
Rock that can be removed by air-operated hammers, but cannot be handled economically by a pick.
(petrology)
A broad designation for sedimentary rock.
A rock that is relatively nonresistant to erosion.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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