oligomictic

oligomictic

[ə‚lig·ə′mik·tik]
(hydrology)
Pertaining to a lake that circulates only at rare, irregular intervals during abnormal cold spells.
(petrology)
Of a clastic sedimentary rock, composed of a single rock type.
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In both cases it is a highly angular unsorted oligomictic chlorite phyllite breccia containing fractured and partly broken clasts and likely tectonic in origin (Fig 3b).
On the other hand, Botos and Hule lakes have a different limnology not necessarily based on their shapes, but on their different altitude, Botos, at a higher elevation is continuous polymictic whereas Hule, at lower and warmer conditions is oligomictic.
It usually includes a basal oligomictic siliceous conglomerate (Table1), and its uppermost part contains marine intercalations of Spathian age (Belivanova, 2000).
After a quiescence period, caldera resurgence occurred during the Second Eruptive Epoch (SEE) with the formation of several vents inside it, most of them located at Olitas headstream; lava domes, block and ash flow deposits, pyroclastic surges and ignimbrites interbedded with lacustrine siltstones and torrential oligomictic conglomerates remained restricted to the caldera depression, while ash fall tuffs mantled inflow and outflow zones (Figure 2)(Cepeda & Pardo-Villaveces 2004; Pardo-Villaveces et al.
Rio Cuarto, appeared to be oligomictic (tending toward meromictic).
These basement-derived, oligomictic, and well-rounded or framework-supported conglomerate units have promise of being traced and/or correlated from section to section (Fig.
In northwestern Napadogan area, the tuff is underlain by oligomictic conglomerate whose quartzite clasts were derived from the Miramichi Group.