lithostratigraphic unit

lithostratigraphic unit

[‚lith·ə‚strad·ə′graf·ik ′yü·nət]
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NOGONTOVA FORMATION, A NEW LITHOSTRATIGRAPHIC UNIT IN THE EASTERN CORDILLERA OF COLOMBIA
The formations and members of the Pirgu Stage are based on rock structure and texture, chemical composition, skeletal content, and other features (rock colour, fossil concentration) characterizing a single lithostratigraphic unit.
According to Perez-Lorente (2002), the Urbion Group is the lithostratigraphic unit of the Cameros Basin that contains the majority of the outcrops.
It is positioned in the Lower Tertiary Basin of the Tagus River (LTBT), and belongs to the Miocene lithostratigraphic unit named "Argilas de Tomar" (AT) according to Barbosa (1995).
In the Upsalquitch Forks area, the Upsalquitch Formation is the oldest lithostratigraphic unit and forms the basal sequence of the Early Silurian Chaleurs Group (Fig.
This lithostratigraphic unit yielded invertebrates and plants, and abundant vertebrates (Fig.
Redescription of the Cooper Member of the Dockum Formation indicates that this lithostratigraphic unit is much thicker in its type area than previously recognized.
2012) as a distinct lithostratigraphic unit exposed in the Dasht Murgha Syncline north of the town of Qila Saifullah which has been designated as its reference section (Fig.
This is a new definition of the older non-formal lithostratigraphic unit known as Conglomerados "chocolate" (Heim 1952) or Conglomerados Morados (Mancenido, 1973) by the authors working in the area.
We hereby define the Dasht Murgha group, as a distinct lithostratigraphic unit of group status, exposed in a very large and broad syncline that extend from the town of Muslim Bagh to Naweoba, near the town of Zhob, constituting a 130 miles long SE-convex belt on the hanging wall of the Khutkandai-Sur Kach Thrust.