evaporite


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evaporite

[i′vap·ə‚rīt]
(geology)
Deposits of mineral salts from sea water or salt lakes due to evaporation of the water.
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The first phase of deformation is controlled by Eocene evaporites sequence acting as a detachment horizon.
The term sabkha should be restricted to coastal saline flats with specific sedimentary sequences and evaporite mineralogy.
A model for the evolution of hot (>200[degrees]C) overpressured brines under an evaporite seal: The Fundy/Magdalen Carboniferous Basin of Atlantic Canada and its associated Pb-Zn-Ba deposits.
Structural and isopach maps of the various evaporite sequences, along with appropriate cross sections, were constructed using 50 geophysical logs.
They provide a retrospective from the 1960's and 70's of Holocene evaporites and carbonates, recapturing Shearman's contribution by revisiting the Holocene coastal evaporite and carbonate sediments of the Arabian/Persian Gulf from Abu Dhabi, Qatar, and Oman.
They consist of inter-bedded Mulussa carbonates, shales, and evaporites.
1995): Filling the Delaware Basin: Hydrologic and climatic controls on the Upper Permian Castile Formation varved evaporite.
Sylvinite (a term used to describe sylvite-halite rock) only occurs in economic quantities in the third Zechstein evaporite cycle (Z3).
Since that time, more than one hundred million dollars in exploration expenditures have been devoted to the search for new elemental sulfur deposits both in the Texas gulf coast salt dome province and in the bedded evaporites of the western part of the state, without success.
With its goal to help bring potash production into the 21st century, Gensource has teamed up with ADROK Ltd CADROK")/ to investigate the use of their patented and exclusive Atomic Dielectric Resonance (ADR) imaging technology, for the mapping and delineation of the potash members within the Prairie Evaporite.
In the 2008/09 financial year the Company took up six exploration licences over the Amadeus Basin evaporite sequence south of Alice Springs.