carbonate rock

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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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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.
Sandy beaches, fossil reefs and carbonate rocks are the most major features.
The groundwater in sedimentary carbonate rocks such as these includes sodium chloride.
Since the entire state is underlain by carbonate rocks, sinkholes could theoretically form anywhere," said the (http://www.
The Eocene carbonate rocks of the Potwar Plateau are composed of Nammal Formation, Sakesar Limestone, Margalla Hill Limestone and Chorgali Formation.
The project hosts gold-bearing high-angle fissure veins and replacement zones within surrounding carbonate rocks.
This work explores the topic of karsts--landscapes that occur in carbonate rocks that have been shaped by water, which make up almost 15% of rock outcrops in the world and are present in 20% of the land in the U.
The oilfields in West Java and its offshore are reservoired in clastic and carbonate rocks and in fractured volcanics.
Further, the products of these reactions are transported to the oceans in rivers where they ultimately form carbonate rocks like limestone that lock away carbon on the seafloor for millions of years, preventing it from forming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Sinkholes are common in Florida because the peninsula is made up of porous carbonate rocks such as limestone that store and help move water underground.
London, United Kingdom, Nov 7, 2013 - (ABN Newswire) - Baobab Resources Plc (LON:BAO) ('Baobab' or the 'Company') is pleased to provide further information regarding the recently discovered sequence of carbonate rocks located within 5km of the Company's Tenge/Ruoni resource block and proposed pig iron and ferro-vanadium operation.