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1 Definition
1.1 Definition
Siltstone can be defined as a fine-grained sedimentary rock which mainly consists of consolidated silt
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
Unknown
1.2.2 Discoverer
Unknown
1.3 Etymology
From English word silt and stone and from Proto-Indo-European root sal and stainaz
1.4 Class
Sedimentary Rocks
1.4.1 Sub-Class
Durable Rock, Hard Rock
1.5 Family
1.5.1 Group
Not Applicable
1.6 Other Categories
Fine Grained Rock, Opaque Rock

Define Siltstone

Siltstone is one of the important type of rocks. If we have to define Siltstone in general, Siltstone can be defined as a fine-grained sedimentary rock which mainly consists of consolidated silt. Siltstone comes under Sedimentary Rocks. All Sedimentary Rocks have similar properties and formation process. Along with Siltstone Definition, know more about the History of Siltstone, Etymology of Siltstone in next sections.