A hardening or nonhardening material having a consistency similar to clay and used for modeling.
(Geol.) Matter deposited by water or wind
A hard, fine-grained, metamorphic rock, typically formed from shale, that cleaves naturally into thin, smooth-surfaced layers
A fine-grained, dark gray sedimentary rock, formed from silt and clay and similar to shale but without laminations.
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