saprolith

saprolith

[′sap·rə‚lith]
(geology)
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Physico-mechanical characteristics of saprolith and mudflow deposits derived from igneous and metamorphic rocks in the Central Cordillera, Colombia; genetic aspects, Bulletin of the International Association of Engineering Geology.
Drilling hole depth to the saprolith varies from 2 to 12 meters.