Sedimentary rocks


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(Geol.) See Aqueous rocks, under Aqueous.

See also: Sedimentary

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So that the lofty pile of sedimentary rocks in Britain, gives but an inadequate idea of the time which has elapsed during their accumulation; yet what time this must have consumed!
However, an ancient underground volcanic landscape dating back between 160 and 180 million years has, until recently, gone largely unnoticed, buried underneath thousands of feet of sedimentary rocks.
Gold and silver mineralization at Willoughby are hosted within Jurassic volcanic and sedimentary rocks, as well as 'Goldslide Suite' intrusive phases, similar to the adjacent Red Mountain Deposit and other significant deposits in Northwestern British Columbia.
South Zone: this zone is hosted on or near the contact between sedimentary rocks and Devonian age Gander Lake Granite and is described as granite with quartz flooding and minor sulfides and fluorite veining within the granite and quartz veins.
Petrobel drilled an exploration well through which it was able to reach a 35-meter layer of sedimentary rocks and a 65-meter layer of limestone rocks, where production began using current facilities at the concession area, the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources announced.
The trace element content of ground water shows good liaison with the igneous and sedimentary rocks of study area.
10-13), you learned that some rock formations are made from igneous and sedimentary rocks. Metamorphic rocks are another type of rock.
Sedimentary rocks partially saturated with reservoir fluids exhibits seismic waves attenuation and dispersion that can be explained by different theoretical and experimental approaches.
Using data from different Mars orbiters, the group analyzed sedimentary rocks forming the hills and mounds of the formation and found volcanic eruptions that occurred more than three billion years ago are to be blamed.
It is light in contrast to heavier crude found elsewhere in the world, and it is tight because it is often wedged in molecular form into shale and other sedimentary rocks like the features of the Permian Basin.
Among the trips are geologic challenges and engineering solutions for major transportation construction projects in Seattle, grounding line processes of the southern Cordilleran ice sheet in the Puget lowland, the incorporation of sedimentary rocks into the deep levels of continental magmatic arcs: links between the North Cascades arc and surrounding sedimentary terranes, and exploring the western Idaho shear zone using the Strabo-Spot data system.