UIS Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis
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Glossary

Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

calcilutite
1. Clastic limestone or dolomite in which the grains have an average diameter of less than 1/16 millimeter; calcareous mudstone [10]. 2. A carbonate rock that consists predominantly (>50%) of silt and/or clay size calcite (or dolomite) particles [9].