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particles in siliciclastic sediment that range in size from 0.0039 millimetres (very fine silt) to 0.0625 millimetres (coarse silt), according to the udden-Wentworth scale. In field geology, a mudrock has silt in it if it feels smooth to the fingers but tastes gritty between the teeth.Silt and clay are collectively classified as mud.

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Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)

... flower light first though. Then sometime in the future I will start making my own nutes as well. Good natural soil contains: 30-50% sand 30-50% silt 20-30% clay 5-10% organic matter This is a test to find out how much of these you have in your soil: Get the soil you want to test and put some ...

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by Sophiahotep
Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:29 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)
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Age of Man

... Granny the Cave woman. First, after an unwanted death, the body falls, and if the body is to be preserved, it must be covered quickly by mud and silt and become part of a sedimentary bed. Hopefully this bed of sand, silt and mud will receive enough compaction to become somewhat solidified. Now ...

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by MichaelXY
Fri Jan 18, 2008 8:14 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Age of Man
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Marine intertabrates

... the harbor in Lahaina, HI and saw a small octupus--really, really hard to see; I could only see it when it moved and kicked up some of the bottom silt. As soon as it stopped it was all but invisible to me. We were hoping for a shark or a whale, but had to settle for some puffer fish, a bunch of ...

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by blcr11
Tue Apr 10, 2007 9:33 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Marine intertabrates
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The Fiber Disease

Excellent post skytroll!!!! But that is not all......I forget what the spore is called but I believe it attaches to the silt in the water.....it's in the sediments at the lakes.....probablably is radioactive. Hell, this has to be radioactive. I'm telling you guys, every thing in my ...

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by London
Sun Nov 05, 2006 5:05 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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It's a fish's physiology but...a lil out topic I think

... Nitrogen in the water) would not have a huge effect because there are Nitrogen fixing bacterium in the water and they will pass it into the nearby silt that is washed up on the banks for use by the plants, maybe I'm wrong in saying that because if it is enough, won't it overtake the bacterium and ...

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by Terry K.
Tue Nov 29, 2005 11:46 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: It's a fish's physiology but...a lil out topic I think
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