thin-bedded

thin-bedded

[′thin ‚bed·əd]
(geology)
Pertaining to a sedimentary bed that ranges in thickness from 2 inches to 2 feet (5 to 60 centimeters).
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The mineralized zone assayed up to 163 ppb gold (80x background) and 475 ppm arsenic (20x background) within decalcified thin-bedded silty limestones.
'Facies classification using the seismic inversion and Scarab interpreted formation micro-imager (FMI) logs delineated the thick-bedded and thin-bedded gas sand encased in the bypassed remnant levees (RML and RSL) and in lateral accretion packages (LAPs) traps,' the article said.
Four facies, recognized within the Moghal Kot Formation include; Slump, and debris flow facies, Laminated mudstones facies, Bioturbated mudstones/shales, and marls facies, Lenticular, and erosive sandstones facies and laterally continuous thin-bedded sandstones facies.
The Karuka-2 exploration well on the Vundu prospect in Block 2 Uganda has reached a total depth of 897m and encountered limited thin-bedded oil bearing sands from 764m to 772m.
The lower, Vadja Fm is represented by a thin-bedded 16-20 m thick complex of alternating light grey and yellowish dolostone, grey dolomitic marlstone and dark grey claystone (Kuningakula 6950 drill core, 12.7-28.9 m; Gorodenka 6951 drill core, 10.7-28.1 m).
Thin-bedded limestones with marl intercalations are more prone to erosion.
The Lower Cogollo consists of black very calcareous organic and bituminous foraminiferal thin-bedded shale and dark-gray foraminiferal limestone.
Furthermore, Abbots' (1989) upper slope deposits are described as consisting of "thin-bedded oolitic grainstones and wackestones with Posidonia ...
Upwards, the succession ends with a thick (200 m) unfossiliferous sequence of medium- to thin-bedded, laminated, brown, pink and brick-red quartz-siltstones and sandstones.