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Avoid glasslike or crystal filled stones, and don’t use slate or shale either since they are prone to exploding and breaking near heat.
So, North Dakota is the cold, richer cousin, richer at the moment because of the shale money.
They learned that many of the mountains were extinct volcanoes and admired the brilliant colored sandstone and shale formations.
The mud afterwards hardens, and becomes a kind of rock known as shale.
"These roads are very dusty," he remarked, wiping a splinter of fine shale from his own eyes.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
All three were natives of the soil, and somewhat sluggish in nature, like its sticky red shale.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
It is a dead land, mere shale and rock and crumbling earth, devoid of the riches which alone would make it habitable.
Near where he stood a fissure rent the wall of rock—a watercourse half filled with earth and shale and grown up with low shrubs.
THE ISLAND OF ENCHANTMENTJUSTUS MILES FORMAN
In excavating for the abutments a thick stratum of shale had been exposed that air-slaked as fast as it was uncovered.
STILL JIMHONOR WILLSIE MORROW
It exists in connection with bituminous shale, at an island in Thunder Bay.

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