layered complex

layered complex

[¦lā·ərd ′käm‚pleks]
(geology)
An igneous rock body of large dimensions, 5-300 miles (8-480 kilometers) across and as much as 23,000 feet (7000 meters) thick, within which distinct subhorizontal stratification, or layering, is apparent and may be continuous over great distances, in some cases more than 60 miles (100 kilometers).
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However, recent reports based on virtual histology intravascular ultrasound [6] and OCT [7] have revealed a high prevalence of layered complex plaques, which may represent organized thrombi and could be a significant component of the accelerated intimal thickening in HTx patients.
The garnetiferous biotite gneisses (khondalites) and the associated layered complex of garnetiferous quartzo-felspathic granulites (leptynites) and non-garnetiferous quartzo-felspathic granulites (alaskites) constitute an assemblage of metasediments injected by granitic materials, and recrystallised under deep-seated palingenetic conditions into a migmatite complex.
Isozaki's concept sketches show the museum taking shape as an organic form that wraps around an existing block to provide a defining image for the academy and a layered complex of interconnected display areas.
ULTRABASIC-BASIC INTRUSIVE VIZCAINO LAYERED COMPLEX AND VIZCAINO OPHIOLITE (SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO)
These include the Stillwater layered complex in the US (MM, November 1999, pp.
It contains the largest deposits of platinum and chromium in the world and is the largest layered complex on Earth (Anhaeusser and Maske, 1986).
Pran extols the four-year collaborative process of design and construction in which the tension between two cultures and three different firms, plus a visionary client and expert consultants, created an audacious, richly layered complex.
The PGM reef-style mineralization is associated with a distinct layered coarse-grained plagioclose-rich cumulate phase of the Landsdowne Layered Complex located near the ultramafic interface.
are pleased to announce that a second phase of exploration has been initiated on the Tecka Layered Complex Project located in Chubut Province, Argentina.
is pleased to announce that a platinum-palladium rich reef has been intersected in drillhole LH 01-20 within the Lansdowne House Layered Complex located 180 kilometres north-northeast of Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Southwestern (45%) in partnership with Consolidated JABA (55%) is exploring the Tecka Ultramafic-Mafic Layered Complex in Southern Argentina for Stillwater-type platinum-palladium deposits.
are pleased to announce that a second sulphide zone has been discovered 300 metres along strike from the first zone within the Techa Ultramafic-Mafic Layered Complex located in Southern Argentina.