clastic rock

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Related to clastic rock: clast, Carbonate rock
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Noun1.clastic rock - (geology) a rock composed of broken pieces of older rocks
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
clast - (geology) a constituent fragment of a clastic rock
rock, stone - a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter; "he threw a rock at me"
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The latter is easy to excavate and the country has been banking on the fields based among clastic rock in a major way since 1970.
hornfelsed clastic rock package as seen in hole TG02.
2) Grouse Property - located 7 km SE of Barkerville along Grouse Creek: 6 holes, 825 m to test alteration and mineralization at contact of limestone and clastic rock.
SCOPE OF THE PANORAMA shale, natural gas, clastic rock, sedimentary rock, thermal maturity, oil shale, source rock, organic matter, upper paleozoic, coal bed, gas production, reservoir rock, vitrinite reflectance, organic carbon
85mm and having gem qualities) occur in the diamond-bearing rock (DBR) unit, a metamorphosed heterolithic clastic rock on the Leadbetter property and that the diamonds can be recovered using conventional technologies.
Caofeidian 6-4-1 has set three records in the west of Bohai exploration area in achieving maximum cumulative thickness and maximum single pay thickness of oil pay zones, as well as highest test production in Paleogene clastic rocks.
All these clastic rocks are dominated by coarse-grained sandstone and conglomerate, and the clast assemblage in the conglomerate is clearly derived from the plutonic and metamorphic rocks now exposed in the highlands.
Eocene flysch facies in the study area, set in the South East of Iran, the zone name Zabul - Baluch, Sistan Suture zone and or zone Nehbandan - Kash is Rock units in the study area includes a colorful melange , flysch of Cretaceous, Paleocene and Eocene flysch of the ultrabasic parts, materials, volcanic and clastic rocks are Neogene [1].