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A peculiar band of sandy strata belonging to the group called Oolite by geologists may be traced through several counties, the sand being for the most part loose and unconsolidated, but becoming stony near Kelloway.
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Thus in many argillaceous deposits there are calcareous balls, or spherical concretions, ranged in layers parallel to the general stratification; an arrangement which took place after the shale or marl had been thrown down in successive laminae; for these laminae are often traceable through the concretions, remaining parallel to those of the surrounding unconsolidated rock.
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In this instance we must suppose the deposition of a series of minor layers, first forming the stratum b, and afterwards the incumbent stratum a; then a movement of the particles took place, and the carbonates of lime and magnesia separated from the more impure and mixed matter forming the still unconsolidated parts of the stratum.
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In desert regions where no rain falls, or where, as in parts of the Sahara, the soil is so salt as to be without any covering of vegetation, clouds of dust and sand attest the power of the wind to cause the shifting of the unconsolidated or disintegrated rock.
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Lastly, denudation, marine and subaerial, has frequently caused the absence of deposits in one basin of corresponding age to those in the other, and this destructive agency has been more than ordinarily effective on account of the loose and unconsolidated nature of the sands and clays.
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On this mud the animals had trodden, and made impressions which had penetrated to the gypseous mass below, then evidently unconsolidated.
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Great light has recently been thrown upon the origin of the unconsolidated white chalk by the deep soundings made in the North Atlantic, previous to laying down, in 1858, the electric telegraph between Ireland and Newfoundland.
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Examples of Unconsolidated

Example #1
In this district there are numerous fossil shells which have decomposed, having for the most part left only their casts.
Example #2
Proofs of a similar cementing action are seen in a rock at Kelloway, in Wiltshire.
Example #3
There are also proofs, during the same recent period, of a permanent alteration of the relative levels of the land and sea in several places, and of the same tract having, near Puzzuoli, been alternately upheaved and depressed to the amount of more than twenty feet.
Example #4
Lava-currents have also flowed upon the land and along the bottom of the sea- volcanic sand, pumice, and scoriae have been showered down so abundantly that whole cities were buried- - tracts of the sea have been filled up or converted into shoals- and tufaceous sediment has been transported by rivers and land-floods to the sea.
Example #5
Nothing is more remarkable than the usual parallelism of the opposite sides of the dikes, which correspond almost as regularly as the two opposite faces of a wall of masonry.
Example #6
Crystallisation, beginning at the centre, must have gone on forming concentric coats around the original nucleus without interfering with the laminated structure of the rock.