reef limestone

reef limestone

[′rēf ′līm‚stōn]
(petrology)
Limestone composed of the remains of sedentary organisms such as sponges, and of sediment-binding organic constituents such as calcareous algae. Also known as coral rock.
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The Palauan habitat consisted of a very steep (60-80 degree) limestone slope with accumulations of reef limestone talus below about 120 m, forming small overhangs and crevices.
The target is a reef limestone, which has been identified by a seismic survey and is estimated to be approximately 3,937 feet (1,200 meters) deep.
One giant block of rock on the floor of the dene, called the Devil's Lapstone, is a chunk of reef limestone which fell from the steep sides.
If present emissions continue, reef limestone production may drop another 20 percent in the next 100 years, more than enough to halt the growth of coral reefs.
Prospect Description: This well is targeting a reef limestone, and secondary targets identified by a seismic survey.
Production is from the Canyon Reef limestone through perforations at 7,088 to 7,100 feet.
The target is a reef limestone which has been identified by a seismic survey and is estimated to be approximately 3,937 feet (1,200 meters) deep.
This well will target a reef limestone which has been identified by a seismic survey, and is estimated to be approximately 3,937 feet (1,200 meters) deep.