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calcrete

(ˈkælkriːt)
n
(Geological Science) another name for caliche1
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The hole was in mineralised calcrete at 14m and the base of the channel was not confirmed, uranium mineralisation may be deeper in this hole.
The drilling at the Tributary 5, north of Tumas 1, has outlined an additional 3km of uraniferrous channel showing continuous calcrete uranium mineralisation.
The Twin Hills Project started as a small soil anomaly discovered in 2017 and grew to 11km in strike length, most of which is covered by calcrete, a hardened layer above or in soil.
He said the pipe blockages were created by calcrete siltation, pipe mains failure and BPC power outages, adding that the long term solution to addressing water insecurity in the Tutume Sub- district include connecting the constituency to Ntimbale Dam through the North East District-Tutume Sub-district water supply project.
2006; Stephens 2012), even though their solubility is similar to that of calcite which, relative to CaOx, is quantitatively much more abundant in rocks such as limestone and calcrete, and in soil horizons in arid regions.
Renaut, "Zeolitic diagenesis of late Quaternary fluviola-custrine sediments and associated calcrete formation in the Lake Bogoria Basin, Kenya Rift Valley," Sedimentology, vol.
Formation of a rhizogenic calcrete during a glacial stage (Oxygen Isotope Stage 12): its palaeoenvironmental stratigraphic significance.
Dhir (1998), "Do Stable Isotope Data from Calcrete Record Late Pleistocene Monsoonal Climate Variation in the Thar Desert of India?," Quaternary Research 50, 240e251.
"Before enthusiasts rush to prospect this gold from the trees or even the leaf litter, you need to know that these are tiny nuggets, which are about one-fifth the diameter of a human hair and generally invisible by other techniques and equipment." CSIRO research using natural materials, such as calcrete and laterite in soils, for mineral exploration has led to many successful ore deposit discoveries in regional Australia.