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muds and mudstones
Occurrence and potential activity of denitrifiers and methanogens in groundwater at 140 m depth in Pliocene diatomaceous mudstone of northern Japan
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1 Argillaceous or clay-bearing sedimentary rock which is non-plastic and has a massive or non-foliated appearance. Compare claystone.
2 See lime mud; Dunham's classification; and embry and clovan classification.
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