sedimentary dike

sedimentary dike

[¦sed·ə¦men·trē ′dīk]
(geology)
A tabular mass of sedimentary material that cuts across the structure or bedding of preexisting rock in the manner of an igneous dike and that is formed by the filling of a crack or fissure by forcible injection or intrusion of sediments under abnormal pressure, or by simple infilling of sediments.
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From the moment of filling of fractures, sedimentary dikes and the surroundings have common diagenesis history.