bituminous shale


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bituminous shale

[bī′tü·mə·nəs ′shāl]
(petrology)
A shale containing bituminous material.
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About the clayey bituminous shale deposit and the newly discovered combustible mineral in the transitional formation of the Province of Estonia, supplemented by some observations on the geological phenomena of modern times.
About half the copper occurs in the sandstone, 40% occurs in the dolomite, and about 10% is found in the thin layer of bituminous shale that separates the two.
This report was created for strategic planners, international executives and import/export managers who are concerned with the market for bituminous shale and tar sands.
Geology of Mengen (Bolu) bituminous shale area and its economical utulization possibilities // MTA Report number: 8460, 1988 (unpublished) [in Turkish with English abstract].
Report on Golpazari (Bilecik) Bituminous Shale Field // Report No.
Summary: Morocco is considering the use of the nuclear energy, bituminous shales or the solar energy to secure long-term energy production for the country, Energy Minister said.
The Maarib/Jawf area was mostly covered in sand but included a diapric salt anticline with some associated bituminous shales.
aaa Concerning bituminous shales, several agreements were inked with international companies to conduct a national technico-economic feasibility study on the production of hydrocarbon and electricity through direct combustion.
Of major importance to geologists was the deposition throughout the sedimentary area in the Late Cretaceous of organic-rich, bituminous shales and limestones providing prolific source rocks in all four basins.
The Ma'reb/Jawf area was mostly covered in sand but included a diapric salt anticline with some associated bituminous shales.
The Tetouan and Bab Taza deposits of bituminous shales are located within the eastern side of the Moroccan Rif, the Tetouan site is located in the west of Tetouan city and the Bab Taza site in the east of Bab Taza village (Fig.