Kimmeridgian


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Kimmeridgian

[‚kim·ə′rij·ē·ən]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time; middle Upper Jurassic, above Oxfordian, below Portlandian.
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Here the famous, stony Kimmeridgian clay and limestone soils give wines of immense complexity and power while retaining the racy, fresh acidity typical of the appellation.
Further hydrocarbon indications in the Kimmeridgian Formation were observed and were subject to additional analysis.
There are deposits from Lusitanian, Kimmeridgian and Tithonian stages in the water-shed section in Tengi's lateral ridge, composed of carbonaceous and sandy-argillaceous rocks and are represented by two lithofacies.
Chitry is west of Chablis and has the same Kimmeridgian soil; the classic minerality displayed in good Chablis shows here along with aromas and flavors of under-ripe apple, pear and citrus; excellent Bourgogne Blanc to pair with shellfish.
Micro-sized dolomite inclusions in ferroan calcite cements developed during burial diagenesis of Kimmeridgian reefs, Northern Iberian Basin, Spain.
The soils differ, too, classically comprising Kimmeridgian clay, a chalky marl containing fragments of fossilised oyster shells, with some Portlandian stone.
There are deposits from Lusitanian, Kimmeridgian and Tithonian stages in the watershed section in the lateral ridge of Tengi, composed of carbonaceous and sandy-argillaceous rocks and are represented by two lithofacies.
The reservoir is a stratigraphic trap in Upper Jurassic, Kimmeridgian sandstone.
gross interval of the Upper Jurassic Kimmeridgian Clay ("KC")
Growers who have always been proud of the special growing conditions afforded by the thin, stony Kimmeridgian limestone and clay of their vineyards are keener that ever to make wine that expresses a unique sense of place.
the Kimmeridgian shale in the northern North Slope (Prudhoe Bay) in Alaska; the Bakken and Woodford shales of the Paleozoic in the U.