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Argillisite

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A low-temperature metasomatic rock that is mainly composed of clay minerals, also present may be silica minerals, carbonates and iron sulphides. The rock forms from the hydrothermal alteration of both igneous and sedimentary rocks.


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Fettes (et al.), Metamorphic Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms (2007) Cambridge University Press

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