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carbonate rock

[′kär·bə·nət ′räk]
(petrology)
A rock composed principally of carbonates, especially if at least 50% by weight.
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Well 6608/6-1 encountered about 285 metres of carbonate rocks in the Zechstein group in the Permian.
All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding: (i) the proposed drilling data enabling the Company to vector, or refine its targeting, towards higher potential areas; (ii) the stratigraphic setting being right for a Getchell-style gold deposit; and (iii) the historic geological processes at the Project resulting in gold remaining in close proximity to the dissolved carbonate rocks, are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties.
Relationship between porosity and chemical composition of carbonate rocks. Petroleum Engineer, 26(10), B53-B54.
Though Mars has no active volcanoes like on Earth, it is also possible that methane is being produced by reactions of carbon from carbonate rocks or carbon dioxide, with hydrogen from liquid water.
According to the report, while Earth oceans have been pH-neutral (as evidenced by carbonate rocks precipitating out), Mars' bodies of water were combined with the mineral, sulfur.
These are the thickest intercepts drilled to date at Dixie, once again confirming the host potential of the Penn-Perm carbonate rocks and the abundance of exploration opportunities in the Railroad District.
In Pakistan, carbonate rocks of Permian and Eocene age are acting as reservoir rocks in many oil and gas fields of lndus Basin (Kadri, 1995).
The Mesozoic Era in northern Iraq are considered one of the most suitable locations for deposition carbonate rocks, due to ecumenical temperature rise the best source and reservoir rocks in the Jurassic and Cretaceous period are made (Jassim and Goff, 2006).
This project covers zones with silicification and samples with anomalous gold in both Paleozoic carbonate rocks and overlying Tertiary volcanic rocks along a 40 km long belt.
Carbonate rocks account for 35% of the land area distribution of China [1, 2].
Sandy beaches, fossil reefs and carbonate rocks are the most major features.