disconformable

disconformable

(ˌdɪskənˈfɔːməbəl)
adj
1. incapable of conforming
2. geology of or relating to a disconformity
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The Alankoy Property is underlain by a northeast trending zone of Oligocene andesite lavas and pyroclastic rocks, many of which are strongly clay and/or silica altered, are in unconformable or disconformable contact with east-west trending Triassic metavolcanic, metasedimentary (clastic) rocks intercalated with variably re-crystallized Triassic limestone.
In summary, the Jupiter-Chicotte formational boundary represents a disconformable stratigraphic surface with a significant depositional facies offset due to a forced regression.
The erosive contact between both formations is presumably a disconformable surface.
of the Schulz Ranch Member above a disconformable contact with the underlying Holz Shale Member of the Ladd Formation.
The contact with the underlying Mississinewa Shale is sharp and disconformable (Cummings & Shock 1928), but Pinsak & Shaver (1964) report lacking proofs for either disconformity or conformity.
The abrupt lithological change suggests that the Mosquito Lake Road/Matthews Lake Formation contact is disconformable.
1990), longitudinal E-W dunes shaped by wind processes, and weakly developed NNW-SSE ridges that are remnant features of the strand lines above the disconformable Parilla Sands.
The disconformable overlap of middle Llandovery dolomites by late Llandovery limestones also indicates dolomitization in the middle Llandovery or during the denudation at the end of the middle Llandovery.
This is one of the very few areas where the disconformable contact between the 'Cadomian Basement Complex' (Goncuoglu 1997; Goncuoglu et al.
However, the abrupt change in lithology suggests a disconformable rather than conformable relationship.