dolostone


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dolostone

[′dō·lə‚stōn]
(petrology)

dog iron, dog anchor

dog iron
A short bar of iron with its ends bent at right angles and pointed so as to hold together the two pieces into which they are driven.
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In the context of petroleum exploration, the limestone and dolostone are reservoir rocks while shale can be a source and seal rock.
The other method consisted in determining the conversion factor by layer, both oil shale and dolostone layers were included.
The subjacent interval includes a gray color sucrosic dolostone with very closely spaced vertical joints, similar to the interval in the Reeves Cave entrance profile.
The rare earths mineralisation has been encountered within the Geolsec formation and within surrounding rocks of Coomalie Dolostone and Whites Formation.
This outcrop was mapped as Upper Devonian Ohio Shale by Reidel (1975) and lies stratigraphically above (immediately downstream of) a Middle Silurian dolostone.
Here we present in detail the specific reconstruction of an oolithic dolostone (Biswal et al.
Many surface exposures of crystal-bearing rock are known in this region, especially where erosional activity has cut through the limestone and dolostone rock layers that contain these crystals.
They find the water and nourishment they need in the wee cracks in the 500-million-year-old Silurian dolostone, an ancient tropical coral reef covered in fossils.
The former comprises schist, quartzite, marble, gneiss and the intrusions of tourmaline granite, and the latter comprises slates, phyllite, chloritic phyllite, limestone, dolostone and quartzite.
Caves, sinkholes, disappearing streams, and large springs are common topographical features of the Cedars, a terrain called karst that was formed in limestone and dolostone bedrock.