syngenetic


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syngenetic

[¦sin·jə¦ned·ik]
(geology)
Pertaining to a primary sedimentary structure formed contemporaneously with sediment deposition.
Pertaining to a mineral deposit formed contemporaneously with the enclosing rock. Also known as ideogenous.
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The oil accumulations in the PS may be partly syngenetic, with the bulk of the oil generated in the Diatomaceous series and then migrated upwards.
Most likely, the finer glauconite fraction, which was subjected to XRD analyses, reflects syngenetic conditions while the coarser one represents rather a redeposition history.
Initial results have been encouraging in that certain trace elements may assist in the identification of specific schist units associated with syngenetic gold mineralization.
41, 12, 20], or 2) flushing of the sediments by metal-enriched syngenetic brines or contemporaneous exhalation of such brines into marine basin, e.
Mineralization styles observed in the core include both syngenetic (bedding parallel and disseminated fine pyrite lenses and blebs replaced by chalcopyrite and carrolite) and epigenetic (fracture and vein hosted sulphides).
The U occurrences are syngenetic and appear to bear some similarities to the world-class Uranium deposit of Rossing in Namibia (Laznicka 1993), which is characterized by low-grade ore (approx.
Researchers have interpreted the overall ore formation to have a syngenetic exhalative-sedimentary origin and that the ore is distal to conduits.
According to Argold in 1992, "The occurrences appear to be of syngenetic organic origin and can therefore be expected to occupy a specific stratigraphic facies within the Masterton, and show lateral continuity [within EL22251 at Selby].