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siltstone

[′silt‚stōn]
(geology)
Indurated silt having a shalelike texture and composition. Also known as siltite.
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In some of the outcrops along Kohala-Muzaffarabad road the clay was dominating and the sandstones were embedded in clay matrix where as near to Muzaffarabad and along the route of Neelum Jhelum tunnel sandstone and siltstone were dominating.
In this study, six standard grades of weathered siltstone [15] were investigated in a flysch weathering profile (Figure 5(a)).
The drill hole intersected a host sequence of pale green, laminated argillaceous siltstone and mudstone for its entire length.
The Bloomsburg Red Beds exhibit well-defined, fining-upward sequences, and comprise fine to coarse grained sandstone grading upward into siltstone and shale (Smith, 1967).
The Turtle Butte Formation was deposited by a meandering stream system evident by sandy siltstone and claystone floodplain deposits and conglomeratic paleochannel deposits.
Siltstone samples especially show undulated data paths confirming a jagged type of L-D pattern.
The Weldon Formation is a thick succession of mudstone interbedded with red siltstone and red to brown sandstone, for which a thickness of at least 300 m is proven from boreholes.
comprising mainly quartzose sandstone, shale siltstone and few conglomerate from the underlying Siwalik rocks (Tamrakar et al.
This bed is both underlain and overlain by fine quartz sandstone, interbedded with micaceous siltstone beds, some of which preserve a well-developed Cruziana ichnofacies association.