downdip

downdip

[′dau̇n‚dip]
(geology)
Pertaining to a position parallel to or in the direction of the dip of a stratum or bed.
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Significant high-grade mineralized zones have been exposed at and below the current production levels, and major mineralized zones have been extended along strike and downdip.
With the base of the D5 Sand in the F3 well 150 feet below the base of D5 Sand in the F2 well, the D5 Sand oil column has been further extended downdip.
The major reason for well failure is its location as it was drilled downdip making it unsuccessful.
Silvercorp Metals reports that a 23,000-m drilling program at its LM West and LM silver mines in the Ying Mining District, Henan province, China during the first half of 2012 substantially extended the downdip and striking extensions of previously defined mineralized zones within some major vein structures.
Drilling at Ruoni Flats, where a 120Mt to 260Mt Exploration Target has been estimated by consultant Coffey Mining, has intersected a heavily mineralised package, up to 100m thick, that clearly represents the downdip continuations to the Ruoni North and Tenge resource blocks.
AASE-10X was spudded on December 13, 2011 and is located on the central western flank of the AASE field, downdip of the AASE-4X producer.
Pearson commented: 'The Titan 24 Survey, coupled with our drill results to date, confirms that the mineralized structure at Hope Brook is very extensive both along strike and downdip.
The company found 66 metres, or 216 feet, downdip from 14/10-2 in the top reservoir.
18 was quoted as saying Batu Gajah could host about 1 TCF of gas and 24m barrels of oil in the un-developed Sogo gas find which has downdip oil potential.
The well was drilled to extend the field and define the downdip limits of the reservoir in the south fault block discovered by the No.
For example if the hangingwall is selected as the downdip axis, then in the unfolded system the footwall can be either a constant distance from the hangingwall, or at a distance representing the true thickness.
The property hosts the downdip extension of the neighboring Lightning Zone and reveals equally impressive results.