ophiolitic


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ophiolitic

(ˌɒfɪəˈlɪtɪk)
adj
(Geological Science) composed of, or relating to ophiolite
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The contact between the tectonic units of the Meatiq gneiss dome (Gn) and the overlying ED ophiolitic melange is a thrust fault along which the latter is thrust northwestward over the former [11].
Host rock geology is mapped as Early Cretaceous clastic sediments in thrust and fault contact with an older ophiolitic assemblage.
The southern margin of the Caribbean Plate in Venezuela: tectono-magmatic setting of the ophiolitic units and kinematic evolution.
Though the ophiolitic exposures along the suture zone are covered by the Ulukisla Basin strata, the existence of high positive magnetic anomalies corresponding to the Inner-Tauride Suture Zone (Kaynak & Akgakaya 2006) also supports the development of the Inner Tauride Ocean and associated oceanic lithosphere through the late Mesozoic and thus the derivation of the Tauride ophiolites from this oceanic root.
2001) Sheet silicates as effective carriers of heavy metals in the ophiolitic mine area of Vigonzano (northern Italy).
Ferrosialitic lateritic profiles formed on Cretaceous and Paleogene islands arcs consist of secondary minerals such as gibbsite, kaolinite, goethite, hematite and montmorillonite, while those associated with basic and volcanogenic-sedimentary rocks of ophiolitic affinity in Cayo Guam are composed of gibbsite and iron oxides.
The lower one is called as Tuncbilek series, in which the coal seam is located, and is in discordantly on an ophiolitic basement.
These are: (i) Kazdag Group; (ii) Camlica Group (Camlica Metamorphics); (iii) Karakaya Complex; and (iv) Cetmi Ophiolitic Melange [6-10].
High total Ni content in both control and pond soils at Akoumia and Spili sites indicates that the metal source is the ophiolitic parent rock (Economou-Eliopoulos et al.
Around the world there are about 150 ophiolitic complexes that 10% of the these complexes are located in Iran (Fig.
Geological formation around this epicenter includes pyroclastic rocks, basalt, ophiolitic melange.