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concretionary

[kon-kree-shuh-ner-ee, kong-] /kɒnˈkri ʃəˌnɛr i, kɒŋ-/
adjective
1.
formed by concretion; consisting of concreted matter or masses.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; concretion + -ary
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  • Other layers of concretionary sandstone occur in upper part of formation.
  • The lower part of the formation is generally calcareous and contains several distinctive concretionary zones.
  • The middle unit contains interbedded limestone, concretionary shale, sandstone and chert.
  • Consists mostly of dark-gray concretionary, sandy shale with interbedded bentonite.

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