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A common bedded sedimentary rock much used for building, composed largely of sand grains, mainly quartz, held together by silica, lime, etc.
A fine-grained sedimentary rock consisting of compacted and hardened clay, silt, or mud. Shale forms in many distinct layers and splits easily into thin sheets or slabs. It varies in color from black or gray to brown or red.
A common sedimentary rock consisting mostly of calcium carbonate, CaCO3 , used as a building stone and in the manufacture of lime, carbon dioxide, and cement.
A soft, white, gray, or yellow limestone consisting mainly of calcium carbonate and formed primarily from the accumulation of fossil microorganisms such as foraminifera and calcareous algae. Chalk is used in making lime, cement, and fertilizers, and as a whitening pigment in ceramics, paints, and cosmetics. The chalk used in classrooms is usually artificial.
A large corporation formed by the merger or acquisition of a number of companies in unrelated, widely diversified industries
Find another word for sedimentary-rock. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sedimentary-rock, like: clastic rock, lithified sediment, nonclastic rock, stratified rock, sandstone, shale, limestone, chalk, conglomerate, mechanical sedimentary rock and chemical sedimentary rock.