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Marl and Mudstone Definition

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1 Definition
1.1 Definition
Marl is an unconsolidated sedimentary rock consisting of clay and lime
Mudstone is a fine-grained, dark gray sedimentary rock, which is formed from silt and clay and is similar to shale but has less laminations
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
Unknown
Unknown
1.2.2 Discoverer
Unknown
Unknown
1.3 Etymology
From Old French marle, from Late Latin marglia
From the English mud and stone, from low German mudde and stainaz
1.4 Class
Sedimentary Rocks
Sedimentary Rocks
1.4.1 Sub-Class
Durable Rock, Soft Rock
Durable Rock, Soft Rock
1.5 Family
1.5.1 Group
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
1.6 Other Categories
Fine Grained Rock, Opaque Rock
Fine Grained Rock, Opaque Rock

Definition of Marl and Mudstone

The general Marl and Mudstone definition can be stated as: Marl is an unconsolidated sedimentary rock consisting of clay and lime. On the other hand, Mudstone is a fine-grained, dark gray sedimentary rock, which is formed from silt and clay and is similar to shale but has less laminations. Along with definition of Marl and Mudstone, get to know about Properties of Marl and Mudstone. Get to know more information about Marl and Mudstone origin and discoverer, etymology and class.

History of Marl and Mudstone

The history of Marl and Mudstone gives information about where the rock was found and who was its discoverer. Almost each and every aspect of Earth's history is recorded in rocks be it the volcanoes which were erupted or the plants, animals and organisms which are now extinct, as rocks are present from millions of years.

Marl and Mudstone Origin and Discoverer

Marl and Mudstone definition gives us a brief idea about the two rocks. In some cases, the definition also gives summary about the Formation of Marl and Mudstone. In this section, you will know about Marl and Mudstone Origin and Discoverer. Origin of Marl and Mudstone are Unknown. It is interesting to know the name of Marl and Mudstone discoverer. The discoverer of Marl and Mudstone are Unknown.

Etymology of Marl and Mudstone

Along with Marl and Mudstone definition, know more about the etymology of Marl and Mudstone. Etymology of Marl and Mudstone gives information about origin and formation of a particular rock. Know more about Formation of Marl and Formation of Mudstone. The etymology of Marl is From Old French marle, from Late Latin marglia while that of Mudstone is From Old French marle, from Late Latin marglia. The process of formation of rocks defines the class of rock. All the rocks in a class are formed by similar processes. Marl and Mudstone belong to Sedimentary Rocks. The sub-class, group and other categories of Marl and Mudstone are listed below.

For Marl,

  • Sub-class: Durable Rock and Soft Rock
  • Group: Not applicable
  • Other Categories: Fine grained rock and Opaque rock

For Mudstone,

  • Sub-class: Durable Rock and Soft Rock
  • Group: Not applicable
  • Other Categories: Fine grained rock and Opaque rock