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shaly

[′shāl·ē]
(geology)
Pertaining to, composed of, containing, or having the properties of shale, especially readily split along close-spaced bedding planes.
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Although some shaly sand zones were located in the zone between 3162.
Those of the Frederick Valley (Frederick and Grove formations) were deposited in deeper water at the shelf break or slope, under hypoxic or anoxic conditions (which prevailed at relatively shallow depths during late Cambrian time); hence they are predominantly dark and shaly limestone, with beds of dolomite concentrated only near the top of the section.
Waxman MH, Smits LJM (1968) Electrical conductivities in oil-bearing shaly sand.
Does the deep syncline sag beneath him, or does his strata'd mattress & his rug of shaly grey ease for his royal dorsals the caving under floor?
slightly coarser and less shaly than the Nichols but has basically the
In Boudin's distant view of the mouth of the Seine, jaunty scuttling clouds disunite in an aerial scatter as the tide recedes from a shaly beach near his favourite Trouville.
In the subsurface of West Texas, the Fusselman Formation comprises a complex series of carbonate facies, including light-colored ooid grainstones, green glauconitic and pink pelmatozoan grainstones and packstones, and sparse skeletal wackestones with minor shaly intercalations.
From a depth of 1,165 m in the south, the effective thickness of this orebody increases by the addition of the fifth shaly and fourth ferrous horizons.
Natural gamma radiation (NGR): Most shaly materials (e.
One example was the Star-Ledger Readathon won by Shaly Jaisinghani and Sarah Vieni, A Roselle, N.