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unweathered

(ʌnˈwɛðəd)
adj
1. not weathered; not changed by exposure to the weather
2. not changed through time, use, or exposure; as new
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Adj.1.unweathered - not worn by exposure to the weather; "chemical weathering was beginning to attack the unweathered bedrock"
new - unaffected by use or exposure; "it looks like new"
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Its roof was of black slate, with bright unweathered ridge-tiling; its walls were of blood-coloured brick, cornered and banded with vermiculated stucco work, and there was cobalt, magenta, and purest apple-green window-glass on either side of the front door.
2 500 m 3 as well bk 7 (granite unweathered) approx.
However, the core presents the team with an opportunity to analyse the unweathered interior of a stone.
In addition to the three AW methods, a set of unweathered control specimens was tested to understand the influence of specimen size for each mechanical property prior to AW treatment.
The CIA values <50 suggest unweathered fresh rocks and minerals, values from 50 to 60 indicate low chemical weathering, values between 60 and 80 suggest moderate chemical weathering and values >80 indicate intensive chemical weathering (Nesbitt and Young, 1982; Fedo et al., 1995).
About 50 kg of fresh unweathered oil shale was collected from El-Lajjun area in central Jordan.
Specimens were derived from the unweathered and nonvibratory argillaceous sandstone collected from coal mines.
In unweathered Tegulines Clay, dolomite [delta][sup.18]O of +29/+[30 [per thousand].sub.SMOW] indicated precipitation from marine-derived waters at maximum burial of 35[degrees]C (Figure 6(b)).
In unweathered condition bluish-black or brownish-yellow, hard cherts; leached, porous parts with lighter colours, ranging from lavender-blue to bluish-white.
For the quartz mica schist the average uniaxial compressive strength (UCS) is 54 MPa, the average RQD is 42%, joints spacing range from 200mm to less than 60mm, joints encountered are rough to slightly rough and, are unweathered, joint persistence range from less than 1m to 10m, and joint apertures range from 0.1mm to 5mm in width filled by hard and soft filling materials.
Chemical weathering leads to the decomposition of the original minerals of fresh (unweathered) rocks.
All this exists alongside uncanny evidence of the space's previous function, for example the squat stairways (presumably once providing access to former mechanical rooms) that rise nonsensically along several walls, the apertures to which they once led now filled in but still clearly legible as rectangular patches of lighter gray, unweathered concrete.