intrusion

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Synonyms for intrusion

Synonyms for intrusion

the act or an instance of interfering or intruding

an advance beyond proper or legal limits

an excessive, unwelcome burden

Synonyms for intrusion

any entry into an area not previously occupied

entrance by force or without permission or welcome

the forcing of molten rock into fissures or between strata of an earlier rock formation

rock produced by an intrusive process

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entry to another's property without right or permission

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The principal target covers base and precious metal mineralisation in a large-tonnage, porphyry-type environment associated with a projected deep-seated igneous intrusion.
In addition, a 700 metre diamond drill hole is scheduled to commence in the October Quarter to test a magnetic anomaly that may be caused by an igneous intrusion into the sedimentary rocks of the Yerrida Basin that the Thaduna Project covers.
86]Sr ratios of several rock samples from an igneous intrusion or a mass of metamorphic rocks such as gneiss and then plotting these ratios on a diagram of [sup.
I found that this clay was a primary kaolin weathered from an igneous intrusion, this was inferred from the remnant effects of upward thrusting on sandstone on either side of the intrusion.
The igneous intrusion at Skaergaard was put on the map in 1939 by British geologists LR Wager and WA Deer and has been studied ever since as a textbook example.
The dike is a layered igneous intrusion transecting Zimbabwe.
An igneous intrusion in the form of dolerite sill is also present between the sedimentary units.