Definition of Argillites

1. Noun. (plural of argillite) ¹



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Definition of Argillites

1. argillite [n] - See also: argillite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Argillites

argentry
argents
argentum
argentums
argh
arghan
arghans
argie-bargie
argie bargie
argil
argillaceous
argillaceous rock
argillic
argilliferous
argillite
argillites (current term)
argillitic
argilliturbation
argilloarenaceous
argillocalcareous
argilloferruginous
argillous
argils
arginase
arginase deficiency
arginases
argininal
arginine-tRNA ligase
arginine 2-monooxygenase

Literary usage of Argillites

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1. A Treatise on Rocks, Rock-weathering and Soils by George Perkins Merrill (1906)
"Hence, the processes involved in the degeneration of the sandstones, shales, and argillites, with the exception of those which carry a feldspathic of ..."

2. A History of New Brunswick Geology by Robert Wheelock Ells (1887)
"But later, in the general report accompanying the map of southern New Brunswick, (1878-79,) they were re-arranged, the pale argillites being placed ..."

3. Report of Progress for by Geological Survey of Canada (1880)
"The rocks are much broken by dioritic intrusions, but the limestones, becoming thin- bedded towards the top, are distinctly interleaved with the argillites. ..."

4. Annual Report (new Series). by Geological Survey of Canada (1889)
"... the South Similkameen and Whip-saw Creek, recent auriferous gravels rest upon the worn surface of Middle Tertiary rocks, consisting of soft argillites, ..."

5. Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada: Déliberations by Royal Society of Canada (1908)
"Black argillites or shales Clinton " 3. Dark gray argillites or shales Niagara " 4. Pale gray argillites or shales L. Helderberg " A shallow water and a ..."

6. Permafrost: Second International Conference, July 13-28, 1973 : USSR by Frederick J. Sanger, Peter J. Hyde (1978)
"... silts, clays, and argillites with intercalations of bituminous and brown coals of Jurassic and Cretaceous age; 5—volcanic formations (basalts, tuffs, ..."

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