flat-lying

flat-lying

[′flat ‚lī·iŋ]
(geology)
Of mineral deposits and coal seams, having a relatively flat dip, up to 5°.
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The latest drill results from Ivanhoe Mines' Kakula copper discovery in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) confirm the exceptional continuity of the deposit's high-grade copper mineralization and its relatively flat-lying geometry.
At impact sites that puncture mare plains, these craters display upwarped exposures of the previously flat-lying lava flows on their inner walls, capped by fallback ejecta.
The reported gypsum resource occurs as flat-lying sedimentary layers or beds within 10 m of surface which, in the opinion of the Qualified Person responsible for the current resource estimate (A.
Because the hairs are pulled out the results last much longer - as long as four weeks - and its lifting technology means flat-lying hairs are lifted at the root, even if they're short.
It has LED daytime running lights, LED headlamps, a wraparound windscreen and rear with a flat-lying windscreen, uniquely shaped tail lamps, a prominent Fiat logo and hexagonal shaped twin exhaust pipes.
The Agbaja Plateau hosts an extensive, shallow, flat-lying channel iron deposit with an Inferred Mineral Resource of 488 million tonnes with an in-situ iron grade of 42.
Power makes the Tri-Scribe, which hooks onto toots you already have, like the tongue of a square or a metal ruler, and transforms it into a flat-lying trammel.
This gives a power boost of 20% compared with conventional flat-lying solar cells.
Before Curiosity's landing on Mars, observations from orbiting satellites indicated that the lower reaches of Mount Sharp are composed of relatively flat-lying strata that bear hydrated minerals - which means the possibility arises of water and thus life having existed on the Red Planet.
Eroded sections of the crater's rim poke above the flat-lying sediments that Opportunity has driven on since it landed.
Because the nearly flat-lying stratigraphy and nature of the inland exposures governed the way in which most specimens were collected, species ranges are not tied precisely to measured sections but are linked to lithostratigraphic units (members); collection information is in the appendices.
Beginning operations in 1984, coal deposits are mined via dragline and truck/shovel from glacial remnants of a once extensive flat-lying multi-seam field.