blanket sand

blanket sand

[′blaŋ·kət ‚sand]
(geology)
A relatively thin body of sand or sandstone covering a large area. Also known as sheet sand.
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Permit-wide 3-D seismic interpretation, including data from pre-existing wells which all intersected Urenui pay, indicates that the Urenui Formation has been deposited as a blanket sand, and is prospective for oil discovery across the Cheal permit.
The Ras Qattara is a blanket sand which tends to cover very large areas," he noted.