siliciclastic


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siliciclastic

[‚sil·ə·si′klas·tik]
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The oldest Devonian deposits exposed in the vicinity of the Borschovo Village are siliciclastic ones, such as white sandstones with trough cross-stratification and clay clasts.
In these ranges the Upper Permian to Middle Triassic is represented by mixed siliciclastic carbonate sediments, named (in ascending order) the Chhidru, Mianwali, and Tredian formations.
P: Siliciclastic Sequence Stratigraphy: Concepts and Applications, SEPM Concepts in Sedimentology and Paleontology, No.
Carys Mills limestone in the Aroostook-Matapedia sequence interfingers locally with siliciclastic and volcaniclastic sediments derived from the adjacent Miramichi, Weeksboro-Lunksoos Lake, and Munsungun-Pennington belts (Hall 1970; Pavlides 1968).
The study area is situated in the region of SE denudation margin of the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin of lower tableland character (dominantly Upper Cretaceous sedimentary siliciclastic rocks; e.
The late Cenomanian siliciclastic sediments of the Utrillas Formation represent a pile up of thick clastic wedges (Fig.
Dominant classes for GEO arc (predominantly Siluro-Devonian) igneous felsic intrusive, igneous felsic volcanic, (Adaminaby Group) marine sedimentary siliciclastic, sedimentary siliciclastic (includes Siluro-Devonian rift basin, Permo-Triassic Sydney Basin and Cenozoic sediments), and to a lesser extent igneous mafic volcanic (Cenozoic basalts) and quartz-rich arenite to rudite (includes Siluro-Devonian rift basin and Permo-Triassic Sydney Basin sediments).
According to Sara Grant, Geophysicist, BP: 'ODiSI has already been used successfully in a variety of siliciclastic fields.
A temporary excavation on the Abu Dhabi-Jebel Dhanna road near the turning to Al Aryam Island revealed >6 m of Pleistocene brown siliciclastic aeolian sand which is known to underlie the entire Holocene coastal sabkha plain (Evans & Kirkham, 2009a).
2 ppm), indicating that the siliciclastic materials did not contribute or contributed only a little to the strontium budget of oil shale during the diagenetic alteration.
The Dark Star mineralization occurs at a higher stratigraphic level than Pinion mineralization, within Pennsylvanian siliciclastic and carbonate rocks.