rock unit

rock unit

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The licences cover the primary strike extension of the Whitewater rock unit that hosts the high-grade gold mineralisation reported within the main Mt Remarkable project area.
In the study area high deformed zone characterized by grain size reduction and recrystallization of protolithic grain, relict porphyroclast frequency decreased and finally increased foliation volume percentage respect to the whole of the rock unit. Evaluating of calculating Rxz in the samples indicated the value varied between 2.45 to 4.25 and total strain ellipsoid principal axes ratio range is between 2.04 to 3.12.
* Kane County portion of Central Unit District 301, Sycamore Unit District 427, and Hinckley-Big Rock Unit District 429;
"In Mongolia, where therizinosaurs are best known - though no footprints have been found in [the] association - skeletons of hadrosaurs and therizinosaurs have been found to co-occur from a single rock unit so this was a highly unusual find in Alaska, and it prompted my interest.
The area of the representative volume element of a rock unit is A, and the density is [rho].
He collected samples from the Morrison Formation, a vast rock unit that has been a major source of significant dinosaur discoveries for more than 100 years.
A real tight rock unit from post-apocalyptic Detroit, Timmy's Organism have a new one out on Jack White's Third Man Records called Heartless Heathens.
Afzal and Daniels (1991) worked on Paleocene rock unit (Patala Formation) and Eocene rock unit (Nammal Formations) from Khairabad East area of Salt Range and Yaseenet al.
The rock unit has yielded nearly 20 species of megaherbivores from the Late Cretaceous period.
This excellent block resides on a rock unit of andesite-dacite and soil derived from it and transported just downhill.