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argillaceous Applied to rocks which are silt to clay-sized sediments with grains less than 0.0625 mm in diameter. They account for more than 50 per cent of sedimentary rocks and most have a very high clay mineral content. Many contain a high percentage of organic material and can be regarded as potential source rocks for hydrocarbons.

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"argillaceous." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 12 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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argillaceous

argillaceous Applied to rocks that are silt- or clay-sized sediments with grains less than 0.0625 mm in diameter. They account for more than 50 per cent of sedimentary rocks and most have a very high clay mineral content. Many contain a high percentage of organic material and can be regarded as potential source rocks for hydrocarbons.

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"argillaceous." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 12 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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argillaceous

argillaceous Applied to rocks which are silt- to clay-sized sediments (grain size less than 0.0625 mm in diameter). They account for more than 50% of sedimentary rocks and most have a very high clay mineral content. Many contain a high percentage of organic material and can be regarded as potential source rocks for hydrocarbons.

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"argillaceous." A Dictionary of Earth Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 12 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"argillaceous." A Dictionary of Earth Sciences. . Retrieved December 12, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/argillaceous