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Forming a layer or arranged in layers.


1. (Geological Science) (of rocks) occurring as or arranged in strata
2. (Physical Geography) meteorol resembling a stratus cloud


(ˈstræt əˌfɔrm)

1. occurring or arranged in strata, as rock.
2. formed or occurring in thin layers, as bone.
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The project, previously known as the Denali copper prospect, hosts near-surface sediment-hosted stratiform copper mineralization.
stratiform igneous complexes such as the Bushveld, South Africa (e.
He talks about the different permutations of consciousness, and how the magic, archaic levels exist under the stratiform of our modern consciousness.
Thus, the economic interest of the IPB is focused on the VSC, where there are a large number of stratiform and lenticular massive sulfide bodies, subject to mining exploitation (Tornos, 2006).
2006) used a K-band rain-radar profiler to distinguish stratiform and convective rainfall in the Rio San Francisco valley in southern Ecuador.
The Menarik ultramafic intrusion contains stratiform chromitites formations, massive sulphides and nickel-copper concentrations in altered zones.
Lacaux JP, Loemba-Ndembi J, Lefeivre B, Cros B and R Delmas Biogenic emissions and biomass burning influences on the chemistry of the fogwater and stratiform precipitations in the African equatorial forest.
By the use of attenuation statistics in [24], we were able to estimate typical advection velocity of the stratiform rain forms with rain rate, R < 12 mm/h as 6 m/s and those of the convective rain forms as 10 m/s.
The Akie zinc-lead property is situated within the southern-most part (Kechika Trough) of the regionally extensive Paleozoic Selwyn Basin, one of the most prolific sedimentary basins in the world for the occurrence of SEDEX zinc-lead-silver and stratiform barite deposits.
They found that over the northeastern Pacific, low-level stratiform clouds appeared to be less extensive over warmer waters.
Using observational data collected over the last 50 years and complex climate models, the team has established that low-level stratiform clouds appear to dissipate as the ocean warms, indicating that changes in these clouds may enhance the warming of the planet.
The San Carlos orebody is a stratiform replacement deposit of magnetite, later fragmented by widespread faulting and then infused, probably in distinct hydrothermal pulses, by sulfides, most notably the argentiferous galena which was of ore interest during the Apex mine's brief lifetime.