internal sedimentation

internal sedimentation

[in′tərn·əl ‚sed·ə·mən′tā·shən]
(geology)
Accumulation of clastic or chemical sediments derived from the surface of, or within, a more or less consolidated carbonate sediment (mud or silt); deposited in secondary cavities formed in the host rock (after its deposition) by bending of laminae or by internal erosion or solution.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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