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diamicton

[dī·ə′mik‚tän]
(petrology)
A nonlithified diamictite. Also known as symmicton.

diamicton

In ancient Roman architecture, a type of masonry wall construction having a hollow cavity filled with broken material of every description. diamond-bond pattern Same as diaperwork.
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Lithofacies types and vertical profile models; an alternative approach to the description and environmental interpretation of glacial diamict and diamictite sequences.
A data for field description and genetic interpretation of glacial diamict and associated sediments - with examples from Greenland, Iceland and Denmark.
The samples from the borings were grouped into different lithofacies based on grain size and include: interbedded sand, silt, and clay; interbedded silt and clay; silt; sand; sand and gravel; and diamict.
Gray, firm, Lavery diamict overlies the fine-grained units, is from two to six m thick, and is discontinuous across the length of the cross section as it rises in elevation southward (Fig.
diamict, mixtite, symmictite, tilloid, rhythmite; see Schermerhorn, 1966).
Lithofacies types and vertical profile models: an alternative approach to the description and environmental interpretation of glacial diamict and diamictite sequences.
0 m) calcareous gravel deposits over calcareous glacial diamict and lacustrine deposits.
0 in above bedrock and overlain by 28+ m of diamict on the northern flank of the South Fork valley in east-central Harrison Township, Licking County, dated to 44,130 [+ or -] 1500 yrs BP (Beta-91906) indicating thick Late-Wisconsinan deposits in the South Fork valley.
50 silt cl-si till cl-si till si-loam diamict silt cl-loam diamict silt 2 3052 LP 17.
Quantitative fracture characterisation in clayey diamict sediments: "A recipe.