siltstone


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siltstone

[′silt‚stōn]
(geology)
Indurated silt having a shalelike texture and composition. Also known as siltite.
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Core Depth in feet Lithology Type of analysis WM-8 246 Shale Palynology WM-8 321 Limestone Palynology WM-8 422 Shale Palynology WM-8 523 Underclay Palynology WM-10 175 Limestone Palynology WM-10 258 Limestone Thin section WM-10 330 Shale Palynology WM-10 450 Limestone Palynology WM-10 452 Limestone Thin section WM-10 537 Siltstone Palynology WM-10 627 Shale Palynology WM-10 683 Sandstone Thin section WM-10 704 Siltstone with interbeds Thin section of very fine sandstone Descriptions of dispersed organic matter in the samples.
The conglomerate facies occurs as channel fill within the siltstone facies.
Light grey to greenish grey slate and quartzite with some laminated siltstone occur throughout the Napadogan area.
The Cooper Canyon Formation consists of reddish brown to reddish orange siltstone and mudstone, with interbedded lenses of olive gray and pale reddish brown fine to medium-grained sandstone and conglomerate.
8 Type of rock thill / compressive strength: claystone and siltstone slabozwiezle / 2.
The Braemar Iron Formation is a magnetite siltstone that stretches for over 200km, from Carpentaria's Hawsons Iron Project in NSW to its South Dam Joint Venture in South Australia.
Nevertheless, this evidence and the siltstone slab prints suggest that multiple tiny pterosaurs called Japan home from at least 113 to 127 million years ago.
On an unnamed brook west of Public Landing, basalt with a cherty hematite base is underlain by red sandstone, maroon and green siltstone and thin- to medium-bedded, yellowish-tan ash beds and very thinly laminated dark grey mudstone with chaotic bedding.
The scientists recovered the 70-million-year-old fossils--along with those of fish, crocodiles, and dinosaurs--from a 3-m-thick layer of siltstone in a quarry near La Solana, about 40 kilometers southwest of Valencia.
A shoreland section at Monks Head in northern mainland Nova Scotia exposes a structurally complex package of interbedded limestone, gypsum, and siltstone of the Visean Windsor Group.