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terrane

[tə′rān]
(geology)
A rock formation, a cluster of rock formations, or the general area of outcrops.
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Several studies beginning in the 1960s and 1970s showed that the pre-Silurian Bronson Hill-Boundary Mountains terrane had shed sediment southeastward into the basin starting in Late Ordovician time and proposed a proximal-to-distal facies transition extending from western Maine to the Waterville area of central Maine (Osberg et al.
Bikou terrane, surrounded by Qingchuan-Yangpingguan fault and Mianlue suture belt, located at the northwest of the Dabashan thrust nappe, was supposed intruded into the South Qinling and also contributed to the formation of the Dabashan thrust nappe.
The purpose of this article is to report new biostratigraphic data from the Ordovician of the Bakacak and Karadere formations in the Zonguldak Terrane (Karadere generalized section and Incuves measured section representing its lower part), not recognized in previous studies but of interest for correlation with the Istanbul Terrane in the west and with the Taurides Gondwanan succession in the south.
The Chanic orogeny took place as a consequence of the accretion of the Chilenia terrane to Gondwana, in the Late Devonian early Carboniferous (Ramos et al.
The evidence of this event only observed in terrane with upper creteaceous-plaocene age so probably it has occurred in lower Eocene.
Under the terms of the acquisition, effective as of 20 October 2010, holders of Terrane shares received CAD0.
US molybdenum miner Thompson Creek Metals (NYSE:TC) said yesterday it has received an approval from the shareholders of Canadian Terrane Metals (TSX.
1994); the Kakamas terrane contains the fluorite deposits.
Klodzko terrane and Moldanubian terrane (sensu Mazur and Aleksandrowski, 2003), respectively.
Finnish engineering and technology group Metso Corporation (OMX Helsinki: MEO1V) said on Tuesday (8 July) that its subsidiary Metso Minerals will supply minerals processing equipment to Terrane Metals Corp for its Mt.
Nak' azdli has Aboringinal title to the area where their proposed mine is located and Terrane Metals Corporation's attempts to create (conflict) between our neighbours is a new low for the mining industry in Canada.
Those of us living and working east and south of Worcester are riding either the Nashoba terrane, a relatively thin wedge of bedrock that runs from the Connecticut coast northeast to Cape Ann, or the larger Avalon terrane that constitutes everything south and east, including Boston and part of Cape Cod.