apposition fabric

apposition fabric

[‚ap·ə′zish·ən ‚fab·rik]
(petrology)
A primary orientation of the elements of a sedimentary rock that is developed or formed at time of deposition of the material; fabrics of most sedimentary rocks belong to this type. Also known as primary fabric.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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