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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In the Aavere section (Haas & Saadre 1984) the Vermiporella-limestone and micritic reef limestone with light-green marly films in a thickness of 7.
There is reef limestone in Middleton Dale and in the Dove Valley where Thorpe Cloud and Parkhouse Hill stand as isolated reefs.
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.
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.
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.
Fossil reef limestones can be potential reservoir rocks," said Prof Michaela.
Fossil reef limestones can be potential reservoir rocks, said Prof Michaela Bernecker, associate professor at the Department of Applied Geosciences at GUtech.