Lacustrine clay

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Lacustrine clay (in situ)

Description

An ancient clay deposited as geological strata on the bottom or shore of a lake. Lacustrine clays are considered high quality and are similar in composition to estuarine clays.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Robert Fournier, Illustrated Dictionary of Practical Pottery, Chilton Book Company, Radnor, PA, 1992
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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