claystone


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

claystone

[′klā‚stōn]
(geology)
Indurated clay, consisting predominantly of fine material of which a major proportion is clay mineral.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The comparison of the chemical compositions of Vendian and pre-trilobite Cambrian claystones from the Kilpisjarvi Dividal Group with those from the inner territories (Estonia) of the craton is more informative (Table 1).
This technique allows the diffusion of uncharged tritiated water (HTO) and solutes through unsaturated Callovo-Oxfordian (COx) claystones [13, 14].
Table 1 gives the major oxide analysis of thirteen shale and two claystone samples; Table 2 summarises the average major element oxide (wt %) data for the samples being studied.
The claystone of the overlying Lontova Stage is disturbed by numerous slickensides increasing upwards in number.
Hornfels alteration of the claystone in the core-hole is based on the destruction of bedding, sedimentary structures and increased hardness with bleaching.
###Dandot Formation.###Sandstone(at places pebbly), claystone, shale
The Sarmord Formation consists mainly of limestone, dolomitic limestone with some claystone, the porosity ranges between 5-13%, which indicates poor porosity in the lower part of the formation while fair porosity for the upper part of the formation.
Bilir, "Swelling problems and triaxial swelling behavior of claystone: a case study in Tire, Turkey," Scientific Research and Essays., vol.
Darius, "Fundamental aspects of the hydromechanical behaviour of Callovo-Oxfordian claystone: from experimental studies to model calibration and validation," Computers and Geotechnics, vol.
Gautschi, "Safety-relevant hydrogeological properties of the claystone barrier of a Swiss radioactive waste repository: An evaluation using multiple lines of evidence," Grundwasser, vol.
The Taslica Formation in the studied area is comprised of interbedded argillaceous limestone as the dominant lithology, bituminous claystone, fossiliferous limestone and marl, clayey coal and bituminous and fossiliferous coal (Figs.