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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and Wei, W.: 2015, Experimental investigation of creep behavior of clastic rock in Xiangjiaba hydropower project.
Approximately one-third of clastic rock oil and gas storage space is secondary porosity formed by mineral dissolution [1].
Following the hydrothermal activity, deposition of the clastic rock formation (later metamorphosed to phyllites) and limestones took place.
carbonate rock and clastic rock. 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.
Xiao, The Application Study of NMR Logging--The Study of Clastic Rock Reservoir Pore Structure, [T.sub.2] Dynamic Cutoff Value, Heavy Oil Identification, Yangtze University, Jingzhou, China, 2012.
Although the Benue Trough lead-zinc-barium deposits may be considered a clastic rock dominated lead-zinc-barium deposit, they lack the essential characteristics of SEDEX deposits and hence do not fit properly into any of Leach et al.'s (2005) grouping of sediment-hosted lead-zinc deposit.
The geomaterials at the upstream boundary of the landslide deposit are mainly clastic rock and glacial stony soil with thickness ranging from 5 m to 20 m.
To investigate the fluid performance in tight clastic rock reservoir, some experiments and studies returned back to the essential issues, including the pore-throat structure and physical interaction of fluid-pore-wall in the tight reservoir [6, 10, 13, 15-24].
It is a common law that mudstones have higher GR values and conventional sandstones have relatively lower GR values in clastic rock formations.