Discussion :: Building Materials - Section 2 (Q.No.1)
The rocks in which argil (or clay) predominates, are called
Answer: Option B
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|Akmal.K Panezai said: (Aug 1, 2014)|
|Siliceous, argillaceous, calcareous are all Sedimentary Rock.
Siliceous rocks are sedimentary rocks that have silica (SiO2) as the principal constituent.
Argillaceous components are fine-grained (less than 2 µm) CLAY minerals such as kaolinite.
Calcareous is partly composed of calcium carbonate, in other words, containing lime or being chalky.
|Muhammad Uzair said: (Oct 4, 2016)|
|I don't understand this question. Please explain me.|
|Rabindra said: (Dec 31, 2017)|
|What do you mean by Siliceous, argillaceous, calcareous are all Sedimentary Rock?
All the three are a chemical classification of rocks.
|Kishan Tiwari said: (Aug 22, 2018)|
|Ghulam Mustafa Khanzada said: (Apr 19, 2019)|
|The rocks having alumina or clay as their major components are known as argillaceous rocks.
Like kaolin chemically classified as argillaceous rock.
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