depositional fabric

depositional fabric

[‚dep·ə′zish·ən·əl ′fab·rik]
(petrology)
Arrangement of detrital particles settled from suspension or of crystals from a differentiating magma determined by the plane of the surface on which they come to rest.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The rocks were classified in the field using a hand lens and their depositional fabric were described [5].
This is particular true where the depositional fabric of the horizon slice is poorly imaged or there is low impedance contrast between rock layers.