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  • noun Plural form of argillite.

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Examples

  • •Molten diabase and basalt (i.e., “trap rock”) intruded shales, argillites, conglomerates, and reddish sandstones along the scattered sills and dikes of Ecoregion 64b during the Triassic Period.

    Ecoregions of New Jersey (EPA)

  • This one billion year old formation contains calcitic or dolomitic red and green argillites, siltstones and sandstones and represents a subtidal to intertidal setting with occasional subaerial exposure.

    Glacier National Park Geology & Paleontology: Part 5 - Snowslip & Shepard

  • Much of the plateau region of the park is made up of Carboniferous metamorphic rocks (argillites and slates), which also underlie Mount Hyland Nature Reserve.

    Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves, Australia

  • This one billion year old formation contains calcitic or dolomitic red and green argillites, siltstones and sandstones and represents a subtidal to intertidal setting with occasional subaerial exposure.

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  • For here we have an immense area east of the main divide, extending from the middle of Montana up to the Yellowhead Pass in Alberta, or over 350 miles long, where the tops of the mountains consist of jointed limestones or argillites of

    Q. E. D., or New Light on the Doctrine of Creation

  • The 63 metres zone of mineralisation in this hole occurred in a sequence of argillites with quartz stockwork.

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  • Arenites and argillites (shales) were the main lithologies in this hole.

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  • The Boiteau Lake Uranium Trend is hosted within mid paleoproterozoic rock units of the Joe's Pond Formation and contains a variety of lithologies including mafic volcanics, sandstones, conglomerates, chert, argillites, schist, gneiss and pegmatites.

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  • The Boiteau Lake Uranium Trend is hosted within mid paleoproterozoic rock units of the Joe's Pond Formation and contains a variety of lithologies including mafic volcanics, sandstones, conglomerates, chert, argillites, schist, gneiss and pegmatites.

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  • The Boiteau Lake Uranium Trend is hosted within mid paleoproterozoic rock units of the Joe's Pond Formation and contains a variety of lithologies including mafic volcanics, sandstones, conglomerates, chert, argillites, schist, gneiss and pegmatites.

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