Siltstone meaning

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A fine-grained rock of consolidated silt.
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A fine-grained sedimentary rock consisting primarily of compacted and hardened silt. Siltstones are similar to shale but without laminations. They vary in color from black or gray to brown or red.
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A sedimentary rock whose composition is intermediate in grain size between the coarser sandstone and the finer mudstone.
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