inlier


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in·li·er

 (ĭn′lī′ər)
n.
An area or formation of older rocks completely surrounded by younger layers.

inlier

(ˈɪnˌlaɪə)
n
(Geological Science) an outcrop of rocks that is entirely surrounded by younger rocks
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Mt Denison is considered prospective for iron oxide copper-gold (IOCG) hosted mineralisation in an inlier of Paleoproterozoic rocks adjacent to the northeast margin of the Gawler Craton.
d], the point is treated as just another hypothetical inlier.
Matched pair is considered as inlier if the distance is smaller than a predefined threshold [gamma].
1 may already be an outlier; in another data set and parameterization (with strong local fluctuations) a value of 2 could still be an inlier.
For each case vignette, the first column specifies the DRG into which a patient would be classified and whether he or she would be considered an inlier or an outlier, i.
in relation to threshold value t for 6 different examples of inlier percentages.
Review of medical discharge summaries and medical documentation in a metropolitan hospital: impact on Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) and Weighted Inlier Equivalent Separation (WIES).
An isolated outcrop, comprising a 300 m thick succession of the Late Cretaceous-Palaeocene Ispikan group, is exposed as a thrust-bound inlier within the Oligocene-Miocene succession of the Panjgur Formation, 3 km to the northeast of the Ispikan village, in south-western Makran, Pakistan.
Located in the west of Mall, the mines are situated within the Kedougou-Kenieba inlier of Birmian rocks that host a number of major gold deposits, including Sadiola, Gara, Yalea and Gounkoto.
IMX is actively developing the Mt Woods Magnetite Project on the highly prospective Mt Woods Inlier in South Australia.