basic rock

basic rock

[′bā·sik ′räk]
(petrology)
An igneous rock with a relatively low silica content, and rich in iron, magnesium, or calcium.
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Digital Rocks provides an alternative method to measures the basic rock properties which are used for reservoir characterization and performance prediction.
Thankfully, there are only two main patterns a rock drummer needs to know--the basic rock groove and the power ballad groove:
Young mountaineers from Swat, who took part in rock climbing, said they had learned basic rock climbing skills and that the training session changed their approach towards rocks and mountains.
where, SMR is Slope Mass Rating, [RMR.sub.basic] is basic Rock Mass Rating, [F.sub.1] is difference between slope face and critical discontinuity strike, [F.sub.2] is discontinuity dip angle, [F.sub.3] is difference between the slope face angle and the dip of critical discontinuity and [F.sub.4] is method of excavation.
###R9###Dark Green (Maleno Cratic)###Fined Grained Basic Rock
According to Rich Connors, general manager at the Millcreek and Sandy locations, this class is an excellent way to gain basic rock climbing skills in a short amount of time.
ISLAMABAD -- The basic rock climbing courses of different level organized by Alpine Club of Pakistan conclude here at Margallah hills.
In fact, they can even consist of the same basic rock - shale - that often seals conventional oil or gas traps.
Apart from basic rock climbing, we were taken to Sikkim in October and then to Ladakh in December to train for ice climbing.
"Everything has progressed but it's still the same band, it's still basic rock n'roll, we never moved away from that.We always kept true to what we believed in,"says Jonathan.
From a mechanical point of view the study of failure and determination of failure criteria of rocks in connection with the type of loading on the rocks represent one of the basic rock engineering problems.
From the outset, the band enlivened difficult subject matter with basic rock forms, never straying from the kind of sweet and sad, autumnal guitar that evokes R.E.M.

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