corestone

corestone

[′kȯr‚stōn]
(geology)
A rounded or broadly rectangular joint block of granite formed as a result of subsurface weathering in a manner similar to a tor but entirely separated from the bedrock.
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Andrew Abramson, of Value Companies, and Alan Goldstein, of The Goldstein Group, said their new Corestone Management will fill a void in the commercial marketplace by offering a complete package of advisory services and customized asset management.
Granular disintegration of marble in nature: A thermal-mechanical origin for a grus and corestone landscape.
En esa area el grado de fracturacion es alto, presentando al menos cuatro familias de diaclasas principales y algunas ocasionales, lo cual ha facilitado la infiltracion del agua que ha promovido y acelerado la alteracion del macizo rocoso a los niveles de corestone, granitoide descompuesto y saprolito (Figuras 20, 21 y 22).
Corestone boulders and many bornhardts are etch or two-stage forms that were initiated by differential weathering at the weathering front by waters penetrating from fractures into the fracture-defined blocks (figure 4).
DIVISION ONE NORTH (15 teams): Borgfeld Celtic, Brereton Social, Cannock Chase, Chasetown Res, Corestone Services, Eccleshall Res, Great Wyrley, Lucas Flight Controls, Morda United, Newport, Ounsdale, Shifnal Town Res, Sikh Hunters, Walsall Wood, Wolverhampton United.
Abramson, president and CEO of Value Companies, and Goldstein, chairman of The Goldstein Group, said their new Corestone Management company will fill a void in the commercial marketplace.
Fresh or discolored rock is present either as a discontinuous framework or as corestones.
Flakes and corestones of silcrete can also be found lying on the basalt upslope of the outcrop.