unconformable


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unconformable

[¦ən·kən′fȯr·mə·bəl]
(geology)
Pertaining to strata that do not conform in position, dip, or strike to the older underlying rocks.
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Although the Muthaymimah Formation has an unconformable base throughout the region, there is actually a tectonic contact between the Simsima and Muthaymimah Formations at this locality (Fig.
The Hickory Sandstone is the basal member of the Upper Cambrian Riley Formation of the Moore Hollow Group (Figure 4) of central Texas that was deposited on the unconformable surface of the Proterozoic and crops out along the western flank of the Llano uplift (Kyle and McBride, 2014) (Figure 10) (Plate 1).
Geologically, the Hangu Formation exposed in the Salt Range has an unconformable contact with the underlying formations (Shah, 2009; Ashraf, et al., 1972a).
In Kuh-e-Surmeh section, Fahliyan Formation is placed above Hith evaporitic Formation with an unconformable boundary and below Gadvan Formation with a conformable boundary.
"Maybe if you really want to make a change, you would have to do something of that sort but I just feel inherently unconformable with the idea that you're being put there not because you're good but because they need more women."
First of all, the contact between the Coconino and Toroweap Formations is not unconformable (i.e., on Fig.
The succession is unconformable and these volcanics would appear to be reworked blocks within a melange formation.
They said they also felt unconformable during the examinations because the superintendent examinations Sager Alam Khan crammed the hall with 120 students just for his easiness.
The visitors did cause some unconformable moments in the Xrst half, most notably when Diego Leon struck the corner of the bar and post with a vicious right foot strike from 25 yards out five minutes before the break, but it was Blues' superior Xrepower that made sure they still took a comfortable lead.
The respective pairs were and still are considered as being unconformable with the accepted mathematical rules of QM.
The contact between the post lacustrine sand and gravel and the underlying dense, cohesive, calcareous silt is typically wavy and unconformable (Fig.
A thin transition zone separates the two systems and appears to represent an unconformable surface.