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.
This unit consists of medium to thick-bedded limestone rocks that there is also a small number of layers of radiolarite layers.
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 dominantly mafic volcanic rocks of the Long Pond Bay Formation are separated from the dominantly felsic to intermediate volcanic rocks of the Ingalls Head Formation to the northeast by a sequence of thick-bedded wacke that may represent a facies of the Flagg Cove Formation.
4 m) exhibit predominantly medium- to thick-bedded, wavy or horizontal fine-grained skeletal grainstones alternating with pelletal packstones and skeletal wackestones.
5 m), which higher in the section is replaced by greenish-grey, thick-bedded, argillaceous dolostones (Himmiste and Pilguse quarries).
Alternation of dolomite and thick-bedded Limestone containing pellet, ooid, intraclast
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.
The sandstone is thin- to thick-bedded, slightly to moderately micaceous and commonly exhibits grading.
The Asmari Formation in the Arghavan section, with an actual thickness of 108 meters, involves medium-bedded, thick-bedded, and massive limestone.