Metagraywacke vs Greywacke - What's the difference?

metagraywacke | greywacke | Derived terms |

Metagraywacke is a derived term of greywacke.


As a noun greywacke is

(geology) a hard dark sandstone with poorly sorted angular grains of quartz, feldspar, and small rock fragments in a compact, clay-fine matrix.

metagraywacke

Not English

Metagraywacke has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

English words similar to 'metagraywacke':

methacrylate, mitokorezeme, methyacrylate, methysergide, motukoreaite, metacercariae

greywacke

Alternative forms

* graywacke

Noun

  • (geology) A hard dark sandstone with poorly sorted angular grains of quartz, feldspar, and small rock fragments in a compact, clay-fine matrix.
  • *2004 , (Richard Fortey), The Earth , Folio Society 2011, p. 177:
  • *:Endless bleak, rounded hills composed of shales and ribs of tough ‘greywackes ’ make up the Southern Uplands – all of such rocks were originally deposited under marine conditions.
  • Derived terms

    * metagreywacke, metagraywacke