thick-bedded

thick-bedded

[′thik ‚bed·əd]
(geology)
Pertaining to a sedimentary bed that ranges in thickness from 60 to 120 centimeters (2-4 feet).
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Description and interpretation of the facies identified across the Jupiter-Chicotte formational boundary in the Jumpers section Facies Composition Description FA-3 Almagamated Pack/ Packstone/ encrinites (1) grainstone grainstone: Medium- (100%) to thick-bedded (10-50 cm).
This unit consists of thick-bedded limestone with low weathering tightly between layers of radiolarian.
The thick-bedded conglomerate at The Dock is conformably overlain to the north by thin-to medium-bedded, greyish green, quartzose sandstone, siltstone, and dark grey to black siltstone, and minor quartz-pebble conglomerate of the Flagg Cove Formation.
The territory can be characterized by the relief of the thick-bedded sandstones with unrivalled varieties of meso-forms of weathering and erosion of sandstones.
4 m) exhibit predominantly medium- to thick-bedded, wavy or horizontal fine-grained skeletal grainstones alternating with pelletal packstones and skeletal wackestones.
The Tredian Formation overlies the Mianwali Formation the lower part of the formation consists on silty beds and the upper part comprises on thick-bedded sandstone.
Alternation of dolomite and thick-bedded Limestone containing pellet, ooid, intraclast
Generally, the territory has a typical relief of thick-bedded sandstones of the Czech Cretaceous Basin with an unusual variation of weathering forms and removal of sandstones (Balatka and Sladek, 1984).
Medium- to thick-bedded, microlaminated, argillaceous dolostones with a layer of skeletal-pelletal grainstone with stromatoporoids, corals, oncolites, and calcareous algae in its middle part.
This facies comprises very thick-bedded and very coarse-grained sandstone and mudstone couplets, which are normally graded (Table 4).