- A type of schist which is dark gray and brown.
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Siltstone — Le siltstone est une roche sédimentaire qui a une granulométrie (entre 1/256 et 1/16) comprise entre celle le grès, la plus grossière et la plus fine du mudstone et du schiste Utilisé comme pierre de dallage et de pavé, pierre de construction… … Wikipédia en Français
Siltstone — is a sedimentary rock which has a composition intermediate in grain size between the coarser sandstones and the finer mudstones and shales. Description As its name implies, it is primarily composed (greater than 2/3) of silt sized particles,… … Wikipedia
siltstone — noun Date: circa 1920 a rock composed chiefly of silt hardened by heat, pressure, or cementation … New Collegiate Dictionary
siltstone — /silt stohn /, n. Petrog. a very fine grained sandstone, mainly consolidated silt. [1925 30; SILT + STONE] * * * Hardened sedimentary rock that is composed primarily of angular silt sized particles (see silt) and that is not laminated or easily… … Universalium
siltstone — noun A sedimentary rock whose composition is intermediate in grain size between the coarser sandstone and the finer mudstone … Wiktionary
siltstone — An indurated silt having the texture and composition of shale but lacking its fine lamination or fissility; a massive mudstone in which silt predominates over clay. GG … Glossary of landform and geologic terms
siltstone — noun fine grained sedimentary rock consisting of consolidated silt … English new terms dictionary
siltstone — silt•stone [[t]ˈsɪltˌstoʊn[/t]] n. pet a very fine grained sandstone, composed chiefly of consolidated silt • Etymology: 1925–30 … From formal English to slang
siltstone — /ˈsɪltstoʊn/ (say siltstohn) noun a consolidated silt; a fine sandstone … Australian English dictionary
siltstone — n. rock of consolidated silt … Useful english dictionary