Argillaceous iron ore
Argillaceous Ar`gil*la"ceous, a. [L. argillaceus, fr. argilla.] Of the nature of clay; consisting of, or containing, argil or clay; clayey. [1913 Webster]

{Argillaceous sandstone} (Geol.), a sandstone containing much clay.

{Argillaceous iron ore}, the clay ironstone.

{Argillaceous schist} or {state}. See {Argillite}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Argillaceous — Ar gil*la ceous, a. [L. argillaceus, fr. argilla.] Of the nature of clay; consisting of, or containing, argil or clay; clayey. [1913 Webster] {Argillaceous sandstone} (Geol.), a sandstone containing much clay. {Argillaceous iron ore}, the clay… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Argillaceous sandstone — Argillaceous Ar gil*la ceous, a. [L. argillaceus, fr. argilla.] Of the nature of clay; consisting of, or containing, argil or clay; clayey. [1913 Webster] {Argillaceous sandstone} (Geol.), a sandstone containing much clay. {Argillaceous iron ore} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Argillaceous schist — Argillaceous Ar gil*la ceous, a. [L. argillaceus, fr. argilla.] Of the nature of clay; consisting of, or containing, argil or clay; clayey. [1913 Webster] {Argillaceous sandstone} (Geol.), a sandstone containing much clay. {Argillaceous iron ore} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pea ore — Pea Pea, n.; pl. {Peas}or {Pease}. [OE. pese, fr. AS. pisa, or OF. peis, F. pois; both fr. L. pisum; cf. Gr. ?, ?. The final s was misunderstood in English as a plural ending. Cf. {Pease}.] 1. (Bot.) A plant, and its fruit, of the genus {Pisum},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • state — Argillaceous Ar gil*la ceous, a. [L. argillaceus, fr. argilla.] Of the nature of clay; consisting of, or containing, argil or clay; clayey. [1913 Webster] {Argillaceous sandstone} (Geol.), a sandstone containing much clay. {Argillaceous iron ore} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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